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Venon Township Ambulnce Squad

Venon Township Ambulnce Squad

120 Breakneck Rd, Vernon (NJ), 07462, United States

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(973) 764-3462

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About A volunteer agency that provides medical and trauma assistance to over 23,000 residents and to over 75,000 visitors that come to Vernon each year.
Mission Vernon Township Ambulance Squad is designed to provide emergency services for all residents and guests of the township free of charge.
Description Squad History

March 15, 1964
First Organizational Meeting is held

March 22, 1964
Second Organizational Meeting is held

Other interesting facts about the history of the Vernon Township
Ambulance Squad:

· John Seckler donated land in Highland Lakes to build an ambulance building.

· In the year 1963, seven men founded the Vernon Township Ambulance Squad Inc #1 and formed the charter.

Those men were:
Parker Adelberg
Frank Altamura
Kenneth Cleveland
John Leeds
Howard McGuire
Jack Reeth
Dalton Shimko

· When the VTAS was started, only the Highland Lakes area was served. A few months later, they found they needed to cover the rest of the Township.

· In the old days you sat by the phone to get a call. This was dedication to our community.

· The requirement was First Aid, childbirth, C.P.R., defensive driving, and extraction.

· As time went on, the need for a building in the Valley became evident. Robert Baldwin Sr. donated the land on Rt. 94, behind the Dairy Queen.
Awards Our members have a variety of certifications and are trained in many areas such as:
-First Aid
-CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
-EMT-B (Emergency Medical Technician)
-Search and Rescue
-ICS 100 (Incident Command System)
-ICS 200
-ICS 300
-ICS 400
-NIMS 700 (National Incident Management System)
-NIMS 701
-NIMS 800
-NIMS 801
-CEVO (Certified Emergency Vehicle Operator)
-TCCC (Tactical Combat Casualty Care)
-PHTLS (PreHospital Trauma Life Support)
-ITLS (International Trauma Life Support)
- And Many Many More!!
Founded Parker Adelberg, Frank Altamura, Kenneth Cleveland, John Leeds, Howard McGuire, Jack Reeth, Dalton Shimko

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