- by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com
The squad is an all-volunteer team and provides 24-hour emergency medical services and rescue (Jaws of Life) to the West Essex area at no cost to the patient. Currently, the squad has four fully-equipped basic life-support ambulances, a rescue truck, and a support vehicle.
The squad participated in the following:
- Responded to a total of 242 emergencies, for a total of 2,198 in 2014
- Performed one vehicle extrication
- Member John Ihling has surpassed the 1,000 lifetime call milestone.
West Essex First Aid Squad
President: George Carnrick, Jr
Captain: David Black
642 Bloomfield Avenue
West Caldwell, NJ 07006