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Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Here in Virginia Beach, our volunteer crews are extraordinary, and we are lucky to have such generous, concerned citizens. Plaza Volunteer Rescue Squad is one of ten squads in Virginia Beach. The city also maintains multiple Special Operations Teams that are staffed by volunteers. They include:

  • Bike Medic Team
  • Squad Truck Team
  • Search and Rescue Team
  • Marine Rescue Team
  • SWAT Tactical Medical and Rescue Response
  • Volunteer Duty Field Supervisor Team

For more information about them, click here.

We will train you.

The City of Virginia Beach pays for your training when you take the EMT course through the City at the Fire & EMS Training Center. For more information about the training process, contact Virginia Beach EMS by calling (757) 385-2911. Area community colleges and other sources also offer emergency medicine classes. Click a link below for more information.