Sangamon Co. Rescue Squad

Sangamon Co. Rescue Squad Serving Springfield and Sangamon County since 1958, the all-volunteer Rescue Squad trains weekly to Bookmark and save in your internet browser.
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12/25/2023
SCRS members were honored to participate in this annual charity event today supporting Sangamon County, IL Toys for Tots...
12/16/2023

SCRS members were honored to participate in this annual charity event today supporting Sangamon County, IL Toys for Tots .

12/14/2023
12/12/2023

Tonight SCRS met for a holiday gathering. Members and family enjoyed a meal together and viewed a slide show of 65 years of Rescue Squad history.

Tonight's training covered topics of cold water drowning, rope tender signals and throw rope drills.
12/05/2023

Tonight's training covered topics of cold water drowning, rope tender signals and throw rope drills.

UPDATE: This post is outdated.SCRS members are responding to the 2500 block of State Route 104 to assist Pawnee Fire Dep...
12/03/2023

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SCRS members are responding to the 2500 block of State Route 104 to assist Pawnee Fire Department and other first responders - requesting a drone search at an accident scene. Consider alternate routes.

UPDATE: This post is outdated.Potential for first snow accumulation of the season overnight. Be safe everyone.
11/26/2023

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Potential for first snow accumulation of the season overnight. Be safe everyone.

The first snow of the season is expected tonight into Sunday, which will affect holiday travel. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect west of I-55 where snowfall amounts around 2 inches are expected. Snowfall accumulation west of I-55 will be primarily 2 to 10 AM, while accumulation will be mainly 6 AM to noon east of I-55. If traveling, consider leaving Saturday or waiting until Sunday afternoon, and refresh yourself on safe winter driving skills.

We are thankful for all first responders, ER staff, and military working today.
11/23/2023

We are thankful for all first responders, ER staff, and military working today.

11/15/2023

It's Crash Responder Safety Week.

A big shout out to Mission BBQ for providing a meal to our volunteer members at tonight's training. Thank you Becca!
11/14/2023

A big shout out to Mission BBQ for providing a meal to our volunteer members at tonight's training. Thank you Becca!

11/09/2023
UPDATE: This post is outdated.SCRS members are responding with other mutual aid partners to assist New Berlin Fire & EMS...
11/02/2023

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SCRS members are responding with other mutual aid partners to assist New Berlin Fire & EMS in the 15000 block of Old Jacksonville Road for an accident with injuries. Please avoid this area.

UPDATE: This post is outdated.SCRS and mutual aid agencies are responding to assist New Berlin Fire & EMS with a reporte...
11/01/2023

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SCRS and mutual aid agencies are responding to assist New Berlin Fire & EMS with a reported structure fire in the 2800 block of Knepler Road. Pease avoid the area.

UPDATE: This post is outdated.SCRS & mutual aid agencies are responding to assist Riverton Fire and EMS at a working str...
11/01/2023

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SCRS & mutual aid agencies are responding to assist Riverton Fire and EMS at a working structure fire on a multi unit residential structure in the 3000 Block of C**t Road. Please avoid area!

Be safe everyone!
10/31/2023

Be safe everyone!

Thank you to all that answer the call.
10/28/2023

Thank you to all that answer the call.

Last night SCRS supported a multi-agency rural fire training event sponsored by Dawson Fire Protection District . Thirty...
10/20/2023

Last night SCRS supported a multi-agency rural fire training event sponsored by Dawson Fire Protection District . Thirty firefighters from area departments attended.

Last night's SCRS K-9 team training was on the lake.
10/18/2023

Last night's SCRS K-9 team training was on the lake.

Last night, SCRS members attended an Ameren Gas And Electric First Responders Safety demo hosted by New Berlin Fire & EM...
10/17/2023

Last night, SCRS members attended an Ameren Gas And Electric First Responders Safety demo hosted by New Berlin Fire & EMS.

SCRS celebrates our 65th anniversary with a reunion this Saturday from 11AM-3PM at Bridgeview Park at Lake Springfield. ...
10/04/2023

SCRS celebrates our 65th anniversary with a reunion this Saturday from 11AM-3PM at Bridgeview Park at Lake Springfield. Looking forward to reuniting with former members, families, associates and supporters.

Today, Wednesday, October 4, a nationwide test of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System will begin at 1:20 p.m. A...
10/04/2023

Today, Wednesday, October 4, a nationwide test of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System will begin at 1:20 p.m. All cell phone devices will have a text and sound sent to them during that time.

09/10/2023

This month we recognize all of our fire department mutual aid partners. Thank you for your service!

UPDATE: This post is outdated.Dangerously hot out into Friday. Limit outdoor activities and keep an eye on the elderly, ...
08/23/2023

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Dangerously hot out into Friday. Limit outdoor activities and keep an eye on the elderly, children and pets for signs of heat emergencies.

A Heat Warning remains in effect through Thursday night for most of the region, but has been extended into Friday for locations south of the yellow dashed line on the map. Peak heat index values will range 105-116 each day. Respect the heat!

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08/22/2023

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Be prepared for a continuation of heat indices in the 105 to 120 degree range each day through at least Thursday. Friday will bear close watching as it could still be quite hot south of Hwy 36.

UPDATE: This post is outdated.Excessive Heat Warning remains in effect through Thursday this week. Be aware that some ev...
08/21/2023

UPDATE: This post is outdated.

Excessive Heat Warning remains in effect through Thursday this week. Be aware that some events scheduled this week have been cancelled due to the heat.

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2801 North 5th Street
Springfield, IL
62702

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