Rescue

Oconee County Rescue Squad

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of Oconee County Emergency Services is to provide the most effective, efficient, responsible and professional response to the needs of the citizens of Oconee County and to all those that visit our community.

The Rescue Squads will:

 

  • Respond to First Responder calls and give care to patients in need.
  • Respond to rescue emergencies.
  • Respond to natural and technological disasters as part of the coordinated public safety effort.
  • Respond to the needs of Oconee County with Honesty, Courtesy and Respect.
  • Respond to all emergencies being prepared, expecting the worst.
  • Keep the safety of all a priority at all times.
  • Obtain and maintain all training required to respond to emergencies and needs of the community.
  • Represent this agency and Oconee County as professionals and with dignity.


MOTTO

  • We will risk much to save lives.
  • We will risk little to save property.
  • We will risk nothing to save what is already lost.


SAFETY SLOGAN: SAM

S – Safety
A – Always
M – Matters

 

 

RESCUE SQUADS

Keith Wilbanks - Rescue Coordinator

Steven Adams - Assistant Rescue Coordinator


Squad # Squad  Chief
     
R1 Seneca Rescue Squad Phil Galloway
     
R2 Salem Rescue Squad Tammy Wilbanks
     
R3 Oakway Rescue Squad James Mast
     
R4 Walhalla Rescue Squad William Tatum
     
R5 Westminster Rescue Squad Bill Smith
     
R6 Mountain Rest Rescue Squad Lynn Wilbanks
     
R11  Corinth-Shiloh Fire/Rescue  Mike Zambito
     
R22  Keowee Rescue Squad  Erik Sprogis
     
R7 Dive Team Bob Jones
     
R8 Special Rescue Steven Adams

Emergency Management:

(864) 638-4200
300 S. Church Street
Walhalla, SC 29691


Fire:

(864) 638-4220
216 Emergency Lane
Westminster, SC 29693