Watchung Rescue Squad

Serving the community since 1950.

The Watchung Rescue Squad (WRS) is an all-volunteer organization of your neighbors and friends who spend countless hours to gain the knowledge and training required to respond to medical emergencies. The WRS provides the Borough of Watchung and surrounding communities with prompt and skilled basic life support and rescue, free of charge. The WRS conducts its business to assure fiscal responsibility through sound business management. The WRS takes pride in its commitment to service, working as a team to provide care to those in need. Our dedication is evident by our commitment to respond, regardless of weather conditions, to all medical emergencies, whether they are to a home, a place of business, a motor vehicle, or to the scene of a mass casualty.


Our Purpose:

The purpose of the Squad is to provide emergency medical services to the residents and visitors of the Borough of Watchung in the County of Somerset, and in the neighboring counties and communities, and to persons in these localities, as may require the same, in accordance with the principles and practices outlined by the New Jersey State First Aid Council