The objective of this organization shall be to aid in the protection and preservation of life and property; Promote the technical, practical knowledge, and application of the most modern and approved methods of firefighting and emergency medical services; Encourage, support, and practice the teaching of all such methods to the operating elements of the company; Endeavor at all times to maintain a high degree of efficiency in firefighting and emergency medical services; Secure and retain the respect and confidence of the citizens of our service area by the practice of these humanitarian principles and activities
Richardsville Fire Department & Rescue Squad's current calls
RVFD&RS was dispatched at 0352 on Sunday, Oct 7th, for an auto accident with ejection and entrapment on Germanna Hwy/Ellis Rd. Vehicle had rolled over multiple times landing on its passenger side. Full airbag deployment. Two critical patients were found on scene. One had been ejected and the other still entrapped in the vehicle. Medic 6-2, Response 6, Wagon 6, Rescue Engine 2, Medic 12-2 responded to the scene. Air flights were grounded due to fog. Medic 12-2 transported ejected patient to UVA Culpeper and Medic 6-2 transported extricated patient to Mary Washington. Both patients had significant trauma.