Welcome to The Blue Ridge Rescue Squad
Covering 125 square miles of Sussex County, NJ, the Blue Ridge Rescue Squad serves the largest response area in the State of New Jersey.
Feel free to browse our site, check out our pictures, and fill out an application on our contact page! You can also visit our FACEBOOK page!
Congratulations to our newest Emergency Medical Technician Anthony Rella. Anthony took the NJ EMT state Exam on February 4, 2014 and passed.
Congratulations to our newest Emergency Medical Technicians. 7 of these people completed a rigorous 190 hour EMT Basic course and passed their NJ State EMT exam on January 7th. Craig was an expired EMT and challenged the test to regain certification. We congratulate you all and thank you for volunteering!
Captain Jay Holleran
LT1 Jan Larsen
LT2 Jerry Aquino
Treasurer Karina Pettenger
Recording Secretary Kera House
Corresponding Secretary Linda Larsen
Trustee Fred Battali
Trustee Janet Meisner
Trustee James Vance
ALL CLASSES WILL BE HELD at Blue Ridge Station 1 350 Route 206 FRANKFORD TWP. CEU's will be awarded as listed.
1/6/2014: Bloodbourne Pathogens/Right To Know - 2 CEUs (Course Code: 140259857)
2/3/2014: EMS Response to Crime Scenes - 4 CEUs (Course Code: 140259858)
3/3/2014: EMS in Extrication - 2 CEUs (Course Code: 140259860)
4/10/2014: Machinery Accidents - 3 CEUs (Course Code: 140259901)
5/8/2014: Emergency Incident Rehab - 3 CEUs (Course Code: 140259902)
6/2/2014: EMS Jeopardy - 2 CEUs (Course Code: 140259903)
7/7/2014: Crush Injuries & Kinematics of Trauma - 2 CEUs (Course Code: 14259905 & 140259906)
9/4/2014: CHF - 3 CEUs (Course Code: 140259908)
10/6/2014: Sudden Infant Death - 3 CEUs (Course Code: pending)
12/1/2014: Winter Emergencies - 2 CEUs (Course Code: 140259910)
CEUs are free to all members of the Blue Ridge Rescue Squad, Frankford Fire, Branchville Fire, Sandyston Fire, and Montague Fire members. For all others, there is a $5/CEU charge to be collected at the door. Checks can be made payable to the "Blue Ridge Rescue Squad."
Blue Ridge Rescue Squad is proud to announce that we were named by the NJ State First Aid Council as Squad of the Year at their annual awards dinner. The Blue Ridge Rescue Squad is proud to announce that we have been named Squad of the Year by the NJ State First Aid Council. Congratulations to all of our hard working members!
In order to be nominated, the squad had to show that we:
� comply with the rules and regulations of the NJSFAC and be a council member in good standing for the last 5 years.
� participate in community events such as Community CPR training, school programs, EMS Week activities, Community activities, etc.
� demonstrate a consistent pattern of exceptional call response with adequate EMT staffing
� work cooperatively with community public safety organizations, fire and police departments
� place strong emphasis on EMS training and education within its organization