Charlestown Ambulance-Rescue Service

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2020 Incidents
Jan 91
Feb 89
Mar 75
Apr 65
May 57
Jun 94
Jul 128
Aug 123
Sep 94
Oct 48
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 864

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.


No Caption Marine 6 Assists with Disabled Vessel

Chief Andrew Kettle, September 20

At approximately 1800 hours Marine 6 was dispatched to assist with a disabled vessel in the area of Grassy Point in Ninigret Pond.

A rescue swimmer was deployed to assist with the vessel in shallow water. The vessel was taken into tow and safely docked for the evening.... (Full Story & Photos)

Storms Keep Crews Busy

Chief Andrew D Kettle, June 29

On 6/29/20, several strong storm systems moved through the area keeping area responders busy.

At 1724 hours, crews responded to a structure fire on Klondike Rd. Crews were on scene while area fire departments extinguished the blaze. One patient was evaluated but refused treatment/ transport.

Simultaneous to the fire, another crew responded to Marine 6 to assist a family that was stranded on ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Rescue responds for youth entangled in bicycle

Chief Andrew D. Kettle, June 04

At approximately 1509 hours Charlestown Rescue and Charlestown Fire were dispatched for reports of a youth entangled in a bicycle. Arriving crews quickly assessed, developed a plan, disassembled the bicycle, and removed the bike from the youths leg. There were no injuries and crews were able to put the bicycle back together before clearing the scene.... (Full Story & Photos)

Subscription Drive Ongoing

President John Reardon, June 01

We are four months into this year’s Subscription Drive. Thank you to all that have donated and submitted their subscriptions. Your donations are critically important! By giving to Charlestown Ambulance and Rescue you help us provide the best quality emergency medical and rescue service to our community.

Thank you to all that have donated and submitted their subscriptions. For those that didn't ... (Full Story)

Charlestown Urges Out-of-State Travelers & Seasonal Residents to Self-Quarantine

Chief Andrew D. Kettle, March 25

Please see attached notice from Charlestown Town Administrator Mark Stankiewicz and EMA Director Kevin Gallup.... (Full Story)

A Message to our Subscribers

Chief Andrew D. Kettle, March 20

We know you are all anxiously awaiting your annual subscription cards in the mail. We have decided to update our subscription card this year to give you some insight into our organization and the things we do. This has delayed our process some. However, you should see them in your mailbox in the next few weeks. Our printers are currently working on processing them and getting them out to you. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Members attend Clinical Anatomy for the Advanced Provider

Chief Andrew Kettle, March 08

On Sunday, March 8, 2020 14 members from Charlestown Rescue and Dunn's Corners Fire traveled to the University of New England for their Clinical Anatomy for the Advance Provider program.

Members spent their time at UNE learning from medical students in both lectures and the Donor Lab.... (Full Story & Photos)

Crews respond to Alton Carolina Rd Structure Fire

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)

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