Charlestown Ambulance-Rescue Service

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2020 Incidents
Jan 91
Feb 77
Mar 0
Apr 0
May 0
Jun 0
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 168

Year End Total
2019 1,331
2018 1,074
2017 996
2016 1,108
2015 940

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Charlestown Rescue is a volunteer, non-profit, community based public health service that efficiently provides and manages the integrated pre-hospital care system for the Town of Charlestown, Rhode Island. Our emphasis is excellence in patient care, volunteer development and cultural diversity.

We are proud to provide basic and advanced life support ambulance transportation, medical incident command, community education, technical rescue services, and special event coverage.


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Chief Andrew Kettle, February 16

At approximately 1300 hours, both Rescues were dispatched to a reported structure fire, along with the Charlestown Fire District and multiple mutual aid departments.

On scene crews established firefighter rehab and assisted fire crews while they worked to extinguish the fire. No injuries were reported and our crews cleared at approximately 1500 hours.

A gofundme account has been established to ... (Full Story & Photos)

2019 Annual Report

Charlestown Rescue Reporting, February 15

We are proud to publish our 2019 Annual Report of the Charlestown Ambulance and Rescue Service!

We would also like to thank everyone who continues to support us and the members who make the organization what it is today.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Christopher Wells, February 15

Last night’s training consisted of Hurst Jaws of Life and Airbag familiarization. Members had fun participating in some “games” that help teach dexterity and tool control. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Department Captains receive 2019 Chief Fred Stanley Dedicated Service Award

Chief Andrew D. Kettle, January 27

On 1/27/2020, the Annual RI Southern Firefighter's League Legislators Night was held at Richmond Country Club. Members were in attendance and honored to witness Captains Katie and Travis Serra accept the 2019 Chief Fred Stanley Dedicated Service Award.

Chief Stanley retired in 2015, after a 67 year fire service career, and passed away in 2019. The Chief was a US Marine and the same traits that ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Christopher Wells, January 26

Early in the night, the night crew along with Charlestown Fire District and the Charlestown Police, responded to a report of an overturned vehicle on Old Coach Road. Arriving units found no entrapment, but a snapped pole blocking the road. Rescue 2 assessed the patient, of whom denied any treatment. Charlestown Fire District cleared the scene once National Grid secured the power.... (Full Story & Photos)

Duty Crew trains with Charlestown Fire

Deputy Chief Christopher Wells, January 26

This morning, the duty crew and Chief provided members of the Charlestown Fire District with a CPR refresher, as well as a chance to familiarize themselves with our equipment/trucks. The Charlestown Fire Department responds to all Cardiac/Respiratory Arrests within their district; as well as any other medical calls at the request of the responding rescue.

We look forward to working together in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Charlestown Ambulance-Rescue Service, January 01

In 2019, we recorded 1,330 patient care reports.

That’s an increase of 23.8% from 2018.

We look forward to a new year serving the citizens and visitors of this community.
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Friday Evening Training

Charlestown Ambulance-Rescue Service, December 16

To kick off this busy weekend, members joined Dunn's Corners Fire Department in a vehicle extrication training on Friday evening.

This training was key for the Friday night crew who responded to a motor vehicle accident later in their shift.

... (Full Story & Photos)

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