Forsyth County Rescue History

Research Notes

View various newspaper clippings in Google Drive folder. See visual history chart draft.


Last updated: October 10, 2021

Change log:

Contents

Air King RS / Southeast Winston RS 1962 to 1999?
Forsyth County RS 1959 to 2003
Forsyth County Ambulance Service 1968 to present (as FCEMS)
Kernersville RS 1979 to 2008
NC Strike Force 1 / NC USAR Task Force 4  1998 to 2013
NC Canine Emergency Response Team 1999 to present
Winston-Salem RS 1937 to 2014

Others

Name Start Stop Notes
Belews Creek RS 1973 19__  
Besson's Crossroads RS 1979 1989 or later  
Clemmons RS
1978? 1995 or later Was squad instead just a unit operated as a function of CFD, and not separate named/organized entity? Maybe.
By 1992, CFD has "five full-time and four part-time" firefighters who "double as RS works" Source: WSJ, 8/9/92
Civil Defense Rescue Truck #1
Lewisville
1959 19__  
Civil Defense Rescue Truck #2
Beeson's Crossroads
1961 19__  
Gumtree RS By 1979 1996 or later  
Joseph Waddell People's
Ambulance Service
1974 1977  
Lewisville RS 1961? 1994 or later  
Mount Tabor RS 1959?
1976
Before 1976
19__
 
Piney Grove RS
1975 1992 or later Licensed ambulance provided by June 13, 1975. Source: WSJ, 6/13/75
Was squad instead just a unit operated as a function of PGFD, and not separate named/organized entity? TBD
Rural Hall RS
1967? 19__ News story 1971 cites squad being formed as "adjunct" of RHFD. Source: WSJ, 1/19/71
Union Cross RS  By 1988 19__  
Walkertown RS  1978? 19__  
Winston-Salem Light RS  1958 1959  

 



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