Welcome to Rescue 5
Western Albemarle Rescue Squad is an ALL-VOLUNTEER organization serving Albemarle County west of Charlottesville. There are three ALS ambulances, one squad truck, one water rescue vehicle & raft, three zone cars and Gator 5, a 4x6 ATV. Click apparatus to find out more about our means of treatment, transport, water rescue and extrication. WARS officers for various committees, as well as Community members, can be found in the Administration section on the website. We are thankful for continued support of our local community.
Pictured here is the group from WARS, ACFR, and Scottsville Fire that recently completed the Swift Water Rescue Course. Members look forward to taking additional courses in water rescue and training with our local teams from around the county and regionally.
While we always hope to never have to put this type of training to use, should it be needed, we are ready to respond. We are always looking for better ways we can serve our community and to meet it's growing needs. A big thank you to our great community for your continued support.
Rookie of the Year - Valerie Quick
Francis Henry Award (Award for most calls run by a member) - Seth Wood
Chief's Award - Taylor Tereskerz
President's Award - Bob Knox
Member of the Year - Raven Curtis
Special Award and Recognition to Robert Charles "Bubba" Baber's Family
Also recognized were new life members - Taylor Ashley, Mike Bauer, Andy Todhunter, Patrick Watson, Melanie Welcher, & Michael Walton
8/1/2014 - The Western Albemarle Rescue Squad mourns the loss of member Robert Charles "Bubba" Baber. Bubba was a long time supporter of WARS before joining in 2013. Bubba is a 4th generation fireman and spent 30 years with the Crozet Volunteer Fire Department, 7 of those were spent as the Chief. Bubba loved the Crozet & Albemarle Communities and was always there to help someone in need.
Newsplex Article & Video // NBC29 Article & Video // Crozet Gazette Article
Recording of the "Last Call" for Robert Charles "Bubba" Baber
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Crozet, Virginia 22932
Telephone: (434) 823-5103
Fax: (434) 823-5105
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