About ECRS


Edgecombe County Rescue Squad was founded in 1959, and incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1962.  Since this time ECRS has provided emergency medical care to the citizens of Tarboro and Edgecombe County, NC.


Originally a strictly volunteer agency - ECRS is now a modern Career EMS agency with four stations manned 24/7 operating at the Paramedic Level of Care.


We utilize a 24 hours on / 72 hours off EMS Staffing schedule with six manned Paramedic Level Ambulances and one Paramedic QRV at all times. 

Our Staff:


Our Staff Consists of four EMS Shifts and a dedicated transport team comprised of over 90 Full Time and Part Time Employees and Volunteers.


ECRS Staff respond to over 13,000 calls annually within Edgecombe County.


Founded 1959

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