To assist in the saving of LIFE, to teach methods of SAFETY in the community, and to provide and emergency SERVICE the organization is equipped to render.
— Stuarts Draft Rescue Squad, Mission Statement
Stuarts Draft Rescue Squad is a volunteer organization located in Augusta County, Virginia. It is the heaviest populated area of the county with approximately 62% of the county’s population.
Our service area covers the southeastern area of Augusta County and includes the communities of Stuarts Draft, Sherando, Lyndhurst, Love and portions of Staunton, Waynesboro, Mint Springs, Ladd and Fishersville.
We maintain a fleet of four advanced life support (ALS) equipped ambulances, a heavy rescue squad, a technical rescue vehicle and an ALS equipped first response vehicle.
Currently, our membership consists of 51 senior members, and 13 junior members. Starting in 2002, career personnel from Augusta County were assigned to help supplement our staffing from 6am to 6pm Monday through Friday.