Upcoming Events

2016 Open House


June 11th, 2016
10 am to 2 pm

The Hamilton Volunteer Rescue Squad will host it's 2016 Open House on Saturday June 11th, 2016, in the main building.

This year's event will include food, demonstrations, and some awesome events, including:
  • Drive an Ambulance - Have you ever wanted to drive an ambulance with lights and sirens? Here's your chance! After a short safety overview, participants with a valid driver's license will be able to take a short drive with lights and siren. Pictures and video will be available to share with your friends. Please call to reserve your spot - (540) 338-3111
  • Extrication Demonstration - The Heavy Rescue Team will perform a live demonstration of equipment like the "Jaws of Life" to extricate a car crash victim.
  • CPR Challenge - Here's your chance to test your CPR skills on one of our 'state-of-the-art' CPR dummies. If you think you have the right stuff you can test your skills against the newest tool in CPR... The LUCAS! Beat the LUCAS and win a prize!
  • Swift Water Rescue - Heavy rains and flooding can wash unsuspecting drivers off the road and into the water. Learn how The Swift Water Rescue team responds to swift water emergencies, and how you can avoid becoming a victim.


Our members having fun during training

Who We Are

The Hamilton Volunteer Rescue Squad has served the residents of Western Loudoun County since 1979. Our dedicated volunteers respond primarily to the Town of Hamilton, the villages of Waterford and Paeonian Springs, the unincorporated area of Mount Gilead, and also to numerous calls in our neighboring jurisdictions of Purcellville and Leesburg. We have dozens of volunteers from all walks of life. Find out more about what we do.



A group of volunteers, smiling for the camera.
We accept new membership applications for all positions.Whether you're a former paramedic or have no medical experience at all, we encourage you to join us. High-quality training is provided free of charge, and no prior experience is required. We will provide you with a uniform and make you feel welcome in our very friendly and supportive atmosphere, in which we take great pride.
Ready? Go to the application form.
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