Our Goals are . . . 

  • To give competent, professional, and caring aid to victims of medical or traumatic emergencies in Avery County, North Carolina by providing volunteer first responder, technical rescue, and auxiliary emergency medical services to those in need.
  • To improve community well-being through prevention and public education on issues related to public safety, rescue, and emergency medical services.
  • To provide assistance to, and cooperate with, local fire departments, law enforcement agencies, Avery County EMS, and state and county emergency management agencies in the performance of their duties or during emergencies.
  • To provide mutual-aid assistance to other fire, rescue, law enforcement, or emergency management agencies outside of Avery County as requested and as resources permit.
  • To recruit and maintain a roster of well-trained, qualified, and properly equipped personnel needed to fulfill our mission in a  safe and effective manner,

Some of our most common functions are . . . 

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Emergency Medical
Vehicle Extrication
and Rescue
Search and Rescue Stand-by at Public Events High Angle Rope Rescue

Attention Members

See the Calendar or log in to the Member's Area for more information  

Reminder for Squad Medical Personnel: BLS and ALS Inservice training with Avery EMS on the third Monday and the following Thursday of each month. See calendar, EMS training officer, or call Mayland Community College for details.     



Linville Central Rescue Squad, Inc.
1940 Linville Falls Hwy., Linville, NC
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 716, Newland, NC 28657
Office Telephone: 828.733.2346
Fax: 828.733.6736