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News & Events

Founding Member Visits First Aid Squad During EMS Week

Published in the Summit Patch.  Click here.

In 1961, Betty Bangs and fellow Junior League member Sis Barker formed a committee to organize an ambulance squad for Summit and on July 28, 1962, the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad began service.

Summit First Aid Volunteer Honored for Excellence in EMS

Published in the Summit Patch.  Click here.

Linda Wolf, a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician with the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad was honored this week by Overlook Medical Center with the EMS Excellence Award

Wednesday Day Crew use EMT skills

Published in The Independent Press and  Click here.

Three members of the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad’s Wednesday Day Crew used their EMT skills to successfully revive a patient in cardiac arrest earlier this month. The crew used their cardiac defibrillator, delivered one shock and restored the patient’s heartbeat. The squad learned last week that the patient has been discharged from the hospital and returned to their normal life.