Warren County Rescue Department
The Warren County Rescue Department is an all-volunteer organization that dates back to the 1960s. Over the years the department has changed with time, however the mission goal has remained the same; to provide general and specialized rescue services as defined by KRS 39F.
The services provided by Warren County Rescue include, but not limited to, Search & Rescue, Water Rescue & Recovery, Dive Rescue & Recovery, Cave Rescue, and Technical Rope High/Low Angle Rescue. The Warren County Rescue Department offers the citizens of Warren County, as well as the Commonwealth of Kentucky, a group of highly dedicated, motivated, and trained individuals who have one objective. Saving lives.
You are about to begin what will be one of the most challenging and rewarding times of your life. It will be a time filled with new experiences, new responsibilities, and new friendships; a time for great personal growth. It will also be a time of public service. For becoming a Rescue provider means you’re fulfilling one of the most essential, and sometimes the most dangerous, obligations to other citizens in need. You are about to be entrusted with an awesome responsibility.
When you join the Warren County Rescue Department, you’re in fact joining a family. The members of this organization are very close. This organization is also a part of larger family, which includes the local fire, police and emergency medical services as well as counties of the Area 3 Rescue Association and other neighboring associations. The family is not limited to just rescue, but also encompasses the whole emergency services spectrum, including police, fire, and emergency medical services.
To ensure a safe and productive department, it is our responsibility as the responding rescue organization to conduct monthly training events. This is also to maintain a level of proficiency and readiness. Training is free for members, and there are many different types of training. You may get specialized training in SCUBA, Advanced Land Navigation, Wilderness First Responder, watercraft operations or other specialties.
By becoming a rescue provider, you will become one of the most fortunate people of your generation.
“So that others may live!”