11/29/08 92 W - + 17 - 14 Rescue Squad to be Reinstated in Orange

The News & Observer reports that the Orange County Rescue Squad will be reinstated. The county emergency services director announced this week that OCRS will return to service for "special events, overflow medical calls, and search-and-rescue operations on land." They will no longer be utilized for extrication. The squad was placed on stand-down this summer, due to safety concerns. Read the entire article. Earlier news links are available here and here. The squad also has a web site, located at www.orangerescue.org.

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