Charlestown Ambulance-Rescue Service

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2023 Incidents
Jan 89
Feb 19
Total 108

2022 Incidents
Jan 104
Feb 82
Mar 97
Apr 90
May 136
Jun 122
Jul 174
Aug 176
Sep 159
Oct 126
Nov 130
Dec 126
Total 1522

Year End Total
2021 1368
2020 1084
2019 1331
2018 1074
2017 996
2016 1108
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.


February is Heart Month! Today our crew is wearing red in special support of an amazing little guy in his fight against congenital heart disease

Charlestown Ambulance Rescue Service, February 03

Joey was born just before the new year and is now home with his family in Charlestown! Our team has been doing learning and training surrounding congenital heart disease in anticipation of his homecoming.
Wear Red to show your support for him and all people fighting congenital heart disease today! #joeystrong #CHD #wearredday #americanheart #littlefighter... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Today, members are assisting the Rhode Island Municipal Police Academy with their First Responder practical evolutions

Charlestown Ambulance Rescue Service, February 03

#charlestownrescue... (Full Story & Photos)

New Video Laryngoscopes

Charlestown Ambulance Rescue Service, January 31

New video laryngoscopes have been placed in service!

Since 2013 Charlestown Rescue has had video laryngoscopes to assist our providers in the placement of definitive airways during critical calls Both of our rescues have had this capability since that time. These new video laryngoscopes have updated the units we currently have as well as adding one to our Squad 1 supervisor truck. We are also ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Tonight 23 members attended training entitled “CO and Fire Scene Incidents - Assessing the Unknown”.

Charlestown Ambulance Rescue Service, January 12

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MVA Route 1 North at Narrow Lane

Charlestown Ambulance-Rescue Service, January 12

On 1/12/2023 at 0819 hours Charlestown Rescue, Charlestown Police and Charlestown Fire were dispatched for a single car MVA. On arrival units found this was an accident involving 3 vehicles. 1 person was evaluated and refused treatment and/or transport. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Charlestown Ambulance Rescue Service, January 08

This weekend, 15 members participated in “The Dynamic Duo: RSI and Principles of Mechanical Ventilation” taught by Rich Mosher BS, NRP, FP-C. CARS was recently approved by RIDOH CEMS to begin a Medication Assisted Intubation program and this class is part of our ongoing preparatory training.

During the class providers had the opportunity to review anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, intubation ... (Full Story & Photos)

Kings Factory Rd Accident

Charlestown Ambulance Rescue Service, January 06

At 16:35 hours on January 6th, members of Charlestown Rescue, Charlestown Police, and Charlestown Fire were dispatched to Kings Factory Rd for a MVA. Arriving units found a shuttle bus off the road with 11 reported patients.

A level 1 MCI was declared, bringing mutual aid ambulances from Hope Valley, Ashaway, Westerly, South Kingstown, and Narragansett. Units were quickly able to triage the 11 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Another record year in 2022

Charlestown Ambulance Rescue Service, January 03

We responded to 1,522 calls for service.

Over the last 5 years we've seen approximately 30% growth in volume.... (Full Story & Photos)


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