Who We Are

The Grainger County Volunteer Rescue Squad (GCVRS) is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization providing essential emergency rescue/medical response services focused in Rutledge, TN. Chartered by the State of Tennessee in 1966 “to render aid to persons in distress, administer first aid, and perform missions’ incident to the rescue of human beings who are in distress”, GCVRS has exponentially expanded its services and expertise in emergency rescue to approximately twenty-five (25) volunteers donating over 7,000 hours annually.


GCVRS meets the expansive emergency rescue/emergency medical response needs of all citizens and visitors of Rutledge, TN and surrounding communities free of charge, twenty four hours a day (24), three hundred sixty five (365) days per year.