Rescue Squad
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 Welcome to the official web site of the Madison County Rescue Squad, Inc. We thank you for your interest and invite you to view all the pages of this site to learn who we are and what we do.

Madison County Rescue Squad, Inc is a volunteer agency, established in 1963 that provides emergency care to the citizens of Madison County, Virginia. We are also known as MCRS or "The Squad" and are currently in our 50th year of providing emergency care to the citizens and visitors of Madison County. 

MCRS can be activated by calling 9-1-1 in the County of Madison. 

The Madison County Rescue Squad and its pre-hospital providers are proud to offer Madison County's citizens with exemplary, professional and courteous emergency care in a quick and timely manner. 

MCRS volunteers provide Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support to the entire County of Madison. The volunteers of MCRS mission, passion, commitment and purpose for volunteering with the Squad is to be able to provide superior pre-hospital emergency basic and advanced life support and ambulance transport to the residents and visitors of our community, if you should ever need it, at no charge. 

MCRS is an entirely volunteer organization made up of citizens from the local Madison County community. Our members are made up of systems engineer, small business owners, bankers, college students, lawyers, university professors, career emergency services personnel and everyday citizens.

MCRS covers the entire county of Madison, which is a grand total of 327 square miles of land mass, about one sixth of which falls in the Shenandoah National Park.

Our population is 13308 per Census 2010.

Culpeper Regional Hospital (CRH) in Culpeper,VA; Martha Jefferson Hospital (MJH) in Charlottesville, VA or the University of Virginia Medical Center (UVA) in Charlottesville, VA are the designated hospitals that MCRS transports our patients to in the event of an emergency.

​In the event of extremely life threatening emergencies a MEDEVAC helicopter may be requested to respond to the closest available landing zone.  Pegasus helicopter from UVA or AirCare 5 from the Shenandoah Valley are MCRS's closest designated MEDEVAC helicopters.

Madison County Rescue Squad is a fully licensed member of the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services. Our agency code is 00254.  We are also members of the Thomas Jefferson Emergency Medical Services Council.

We are also proud members of the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads (VAVRS).  The Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to volunteer rescue squads and other agencies interested in providing the finest in rescue and pre-hospital care. VAVRS represents 328 volunteer EMS agencies, rescue squads, fire departments and specialty related agencies with over 18,000 members.

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