Serving Charleston Since 1962
The Rescue Squad is a volunteer-based non-profit organization contracted by Charleston County, South Carolina to provide support and operations for automobile and heavy extrication, missing or injured boaters, land and marine search & rescue, confined space and high angle rescue, diving, drowning recovery, swift water rescue, and more.
Services + Capabilities
We respond to various types of emergencies with a variety of light, medium and heavy rescue vehicles, a variety of boats including an air boat and specialty equipment such as side scan sonar.
Large Animal Rescue
Search + Rescue
Neighbors Saving Neighbors
Life happens! And in Charleston County, the Rescue Squad provides volunteers trained in life-saving skills to provide help when emergencies occur.
The demands on our volunteers have grown over the years and the need for additional members has grown along with it. Consider becoming a part of the squad.