Aquia Harbour Volunteer Rescue Squad

 

2023 Volunteer Hours
2023 2024
Jan - 1489 Jan - 1066
Feb - 1121 Feb - 1032
Mar - 1392 March - 1251
Apr - 1198 April - 1198
May - 1205 May -
Jun - 1061 June -
July - 1779 July
August - 1300 August
Sept - 1106 Sept -
Oct - 1128 Oct
Nov - 1291 Nov
Dec 1332 Dec
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Welcome to the Official Website for the Aquia Harbour Volunteer Rescue Squad

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No Caption Tunnels to Towers

Rescue Chief Angela Wilhelm, September 15


Hello, Stafford County!

Registration is NOW OPEN for the Tunnel to Towers Climb in Fredericksburg, VA on Sunday September, 15th, 2024 at Virginia Credit Union Stadium!

You can secure the lowest price on registration by signing up before July 17th.

No promo code is necessary! Pricing will increase automatically on July 18th, and again on August 15th. Details on pricing can be found on our registration ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Congratulations to our Members!

President Chris Schoon, April 22

Stafford County Fire Rescue Department celebrated the department’s accomplishments at a dinner last month. Aquia Harbour Volunteer Rescue members were among those receiving awards. Junior Member of the Year went to Caleigh Jett, who has been with the squad since November of 2022. Caleigh is a high school senior and EMT. She is active running duty on the ambulance and helping with Community Outreach ... (Full Story & Photos)

Award night
Award night

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using the AED
using the AED

Where is spring?

President Chris Schoon, April 22

April
Spring is here. but it is still in the 50s. This winter’s storms have caused all kinds of damage and hazards. The downpours have bowled over my retaining wall in the backyard. There has been damage to trees all over. We want you to be careful with the spring cleanup. Rember the other inhabitants of your yard are waking up too. Not just the flowers. Our “friends” the snakes and spiders are ... (Full Story & Photos)

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CPR saves Lives

President Chris Schoon, April 22

Quarterly udate
Heart Month 2024 is a month-long initiative focused on heart health and cardiovascular disease prevention. It aims to educate individuals about the importance of maintaining a healthy heart and making lifestyle choices that support cardiovascular well-being. Heart disease remains a leading cause of death worldwide, and this observance seeks to reduce its impact through awareness and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Nick and Sergio
Nick and Sergio

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Rescue Chief with Squad person of the Year Sean Lunn
Rescue Chief with Squad person of the Year Sean Lunn

Happy New Year!

President Chris Schoon, January 01

At the December meeting, the Squad recognized members for the past year’s hard work. County Fire Chief Joseph Cardello was in attendance to congratulate the membership for their accomplishments this past year.
Our members volunteered 15,402 hours of service to Aquia Harbour and Stafford County this past Year

Squad Person of the Year – Sean Lunn
Junior Member of the Year – Caleigh Jett
President’s ... (Full Story & Photos)

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  Thirty Four Years of Service

 Aquia Harbour Volunteer Rescue Squad has been proudly serving the residents of

Stafford County since July 21st,1989.

Starting as a first response team in the Harbour, the squad quickly expanded and now serves over 18,000 homes. Our first due response area includes, Aquia Harbour, U.S. Route 1 south to Foreston Drive and north to Telegraph Road, west on Route 610 (Garrisonville Road) to OnvilleRoad including the subdivisions north and south of Rte. 610. Aquia Harbour Rescue is one of the busiest stations in Stafford County with easy access to Route 1, I-95 and Garrisonville Road.

Our organization consists of EVOC certified drivers, EMT-Bs, EMT-Advanced, and Paramedics with a support group of administrative members. Our apparatus include Advanced Life Support (ALS) Ambulance, and Basic Life Support Ambulance (BLS), and Fire Engine (Engine 9 is staffed by Stafford County Career Firefighters and Paramedics).

Rescue 9 stresses training, teamwork, and community service. Membership meetings are held at our training center located at 475 Aquia Towne Center Drive, Suite 109 in the Aquia Towne Center the 2nd Wednedsay of the month at 8:00 p.m. Monthly training is provided at the station or at the county public safety building for continuing education credit. Certification classes are paid for by the squad for our membership. Senior members mentor our newly certified EMTs to provide experience and knowledge that only comes with time. Yearly community events include  EMS Week, Aquia Harbour's 4th of July Parade, National Night Out, and the International Fall Festvial at St William of York. Community First Aid, Babysitting and Community/Professional Rescue CPR/AED classes are held year round.

If you are interested in serving your community and volunteering at our station, Click on the "How to Join" button on the tool bar,  call the station at 540-658-5339 or email us at JoinAhvrs@ahvrs.org.  We look forward to meeting you!

Getting together is a start, remaining together is advancement, and  working together is an achievement.
 
Professionalism – Integrity – Respect- Honor

 

 

 

 


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