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Harrisonburg Rescue Squad is a volunteer EMS agency that provides service to Harrisonburg and parts of Rockingham County. HRS owns and maintains a full fleet complete with ambulances, response vehicles, a Heavy Rescue Vehicle, and a Mass Casualty Incident Response Unit. They offer new member training, EVOC certification, and many other EMS courses. R40 has over 160 active volunteer members and responds to over 7600 calls-for-service per year. The volunteers take pride in the ability to provide extensive life-saving services to the local community.
There are many ways to show your support for the community and Harrisonburg Rescue Squad. Browse through the membership pages and find out how you can become an asset to the team, click the donate banner and show your monetary support, or contact us and share your kind words and comments. We continue to rely heavily on backing from the community and are extremely appreciative of any support we receive.
Tammy Blizzard Rescue 40 is extremely sad to announce the passing of long time member Tammy Blizzard. Tammy joined joined the HRS family in 1984 and has been an invaluable asset to us and to all of the lives that she has touched over the years. Her family will receive friends and family at Johnson Funeral Home this Sunday between 6pm and 7pm. A funeral service will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 25, 2013 at Johnson Funeral Service Chapel in Bridgewater, with Pastor Darren Howdeyshell officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Mt. Sidney. Harrisonburg Rescue Squad would also like to invite all friends and family to our station for a reception and celebration of Tammy's life after the service. Thank you, Brandon Peavy, Chief
Community Outreach Over the summer local day cares have visited the station to learn about safety and everything that happens at the rescue squad. On August 7, we will be at the National Night Out event in Harrisonburg showing off an ambulance and our squad truck and teaching families about EMS.