Columbia Quick Response Service



2014 Dispatches
Jan 182
Feb 162
Mar 190
Apr 140
May 182
Jun 156
Jul 201
Aug 200
Sep 160
Oct 137
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 1710

2014 Unit Statistics
QRS-8 1372
QRS-8-2 167
QRS-8-3 91
QRS-800 73
EC-8 125

2014 Cardiac Arrests
Jan 6
Feb 6
Mar 6
Apr 1
May 7
Jun 1
Jul 1
Aug 5
Sep 1
Oct 2
Nov
Dec
Total 36

Years Past In Review
2013 1944
2012 2048
2011 1932
2010 1817
2009 1673
2008 1231
2007 1413
2006 1649
2005 1365
2004 1147
2003 639

Particpating Member

Pennsylvania Yellow Dot Program
 
Pennsylvania Yellow Dot Program

Welcome to the Columbia Quick Response Service Inc.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Columbia Quick Response Service, Inc. is to provide Columbia Borough and surrounding Communities in which we serve, with compassionate care in a time of need. Our pre-hospital service is trusted by our residents and must always be maintained at the highest level of standards.   This is an organization comprised of dedicated and competent caregivers listening and communicating the needs of our patients. Our existence is not just to respond to the calls of the sick and injured, but to have involvement in the community, and to implement programs that will benefit and enhance well-being and quality of life.

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TRAUMATIC ARREST: FALL VICTIM FROM THE 3RD FLOOR

Webmaster, July 23

Around 08:30 hours this morning QRS 8 was alerted for a Cardiac Arrest in the 500 block of Union Street in the Borough. QRS 8 & EMS Chief 8 (Seibert) responded on the run. Update from County Communications of a 40 year old male that possibly had a seizure and fell out of a third story window, reported not to breathing.

QRS 8 & EC-8 arrived on the scene first and found the patient to have agonal ... (Full Story & Photos)

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QRS 8 & THE CHIEF RESPOND: FATAL CRASH ON THE 30 BELTWAY WITH REPORTED ENTRAPMENT, EJECTION, INVOLVING MOTORCYCLES

Webmaster , July 20

At 02:13 hours QRS & EMS Chief 8 were dispatched to US Route 30 West at Malleable Road for Vehicle Accident with reported entrapment, involving a motorcycle. Both units were on the street within 90 seconds of dispatch. Several updates from County Communications reporting one vehicle over turned with entrapment & ejection with multiple motorcycles involved and subjects that cannot be accounted for.

QRS ... (Full Story)


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QRS 8 REQUESTED ON YORK 41 PIN JOB

Webmaster, July 18

At 15:09 hours QRS 8 was requested to assist York Station 41 (Wrightsville) on a Vehicle Accident with Entrapment in the 6100 block of Mount Pisgah Road in Hellam Township. QRS 8 responded on dispatch leaving an additional crew in quarters for QRS 8-2.

Chief 41 (Livelsberger) on the scene confirming two patients, with one trapped. QRS 8 was the first arriving EMS and started patient care of the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Wrightsville Fire Picture
Wrightsville Fire Picture

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NIGHT SHIFT TRACTOR TRAILER ACCIDENT

Webmaster, July 17

Early this morning at 02:20 hours QRS 8 was alerted First Due to US Route 30 West in the area of Route 441 for a Vehicle Accident involving a tractor trailer. QRS & QRS 8-2(Running extra) responded immediately after dispatch. Update from County Communications of a vehicle rear ended a tractor trailer. Both QRS units arrived on the scene confirming the same with one patient still in the vehicle. Crews ... (Full Story & Photos)

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APARTMENT BUILDING WITH REPORTED ENTRAPMENT

Webmaster, July 16

This morning at 09:08 hours QRS 8 was dispatched to the 100 block of North 3rd Street for an Apartment Building on fire with possible entrapment. QRS 8 responded immediately and County Communications advised they were receiving multiple calls for a working fire.

QRS 8 arrived and reported to the Command post with all necessary equipment. Command reporting negative on people being trapped inside. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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STAT MEDEVAC LANDING ZONE SAFETY CLASS

Webmaster, July 15

Tuesday evening members were invited by the Columbia No. 1 Fire Department to attend a Stat Medevac Landing Zone Safety Class. The class kicked off at 1830 with a classroom session. Stat 13 landed in a large open field adjacent to the Front Street firehouse. Instructor Jen Denlinger of Stat Medevac & the Flight Crew shared with the students the various components and equipment of the helicopter, discussed ... (Full Story & Photos)

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CCFD ANNUAL CARNIVAL & FIREWORKS STAND-BY

Webmaster, July 01

Each evening July 1st-5th members of the Columbia QRS completed committed stand-bys at the Columbia Consolidated Fire Departments annual Carnival & Fireworks show. A few heat related incidents were taken care of.

Saturday evening 3 crews were on stand-by for the fireworks display which attracked around 3,000 spectators. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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SVCC ANNUAL COLUMBIA ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW STAND-BY

Webmaster, June 28

Today 12 members turned out for the Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce Annual Columbia Arts & Crafts Show. The event like many others in the Borough is very popular and is the "mini" version of the Bridge Bust held in October. The event stretched from the 300-500 blocks of Locust Street to include the Locust Street Park as well.

The CQRS had 3 first aide stations set up to include a Command ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The Columbia Quick Response Service, Inc. is approved by the Federal Internal Revenue Service as a 501 C (3) Non Profit Organizaiton all donations are tax deductible.  All officers and members are 100% volunteer and do not receive any compensation.  The official registration and financial information of the Columbia QRS, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free within Pennsylvania 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.


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Columbia Quick Response Service, Inc.
336 North 7th Street
P.O. Box 30
Columbia, PA. 17512-0030

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