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Transylvania County Rescue Squad 'On A Roll' – Transylvania County, NC


July 29, 2019

Dale Whitlock, the Transylvania County Rescue Squad chief, holds up four certificates the squad recently received. (Times photo by Alex Perri)

The Transylvania County Rescue Squad (TCRS) is "on a roll" after recently receiving four new certifications and setting its sights on becoming a state deployable squad in times of disaster throughout North Carolina.

The TCRS has achieved certifications in heavy rescue, high angle rescue, wilderness land search and water rescue/swiftwater rescue.

"We do every specialty rescue that's out there," said Squad Chief Dale Whitlock. "We're constantly training. We've always said we've been qualified. We now have the documentation to prove we're qualified. We're here to help the citizens of this co...

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