Our New Ambulance Has Arrived!
Watauga Rescue took delivery of our new 2023 Ram 4x4 Ambulance on December 29th from MacQueen Emergency in Apple Valley, Minnesota. We are thankful for the community's generous support and donations to our non-profit rescue squad which helped with this vehicle purchase.
The Watauga County Emergency and Rescue Squad, Inc. proudly serves over 50,000 residents within 313 square miles. We are the back-up ambulance service and the primary rescue service (extrication, carry-outs, searches, specialized rescue) for Watauga County, NC. Our non-paid volunteers maintain and staff a fleet of 2 ALS ambulances, 2 rescue trucks, 1 quick response vehicle, 1 specialty rescue unit, and associated equipment. Together, the Watauga Rescue Squad provides service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year at no charge to those served.
Watauga Rescue Squad relies heavily upon donations from the community and fundraisers for financial support. With community support, Watauga Rescue Squad will continue to provide rescue and emergency medical services to all our neighbors free of charge. Since 1961, we're here to serve you.