BUCHANAN – Charles Provost, captain of the Buchanan Rescue Squad, recently was elected a Life Member of District I of the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads. District I consists of 30 other rescue squads in this region.
Provost currently serves as the State Coordinator of the Farm Machinery Extrication Program and has been an instructor of farm machinery extrication for 20 years. His profession as a dairy farmer has provided him with many experiences to assit him in his farm machinery extrication classes.
He has taken a host of classes to become a more knowledgeable squad member throughout the years. Provost also serves as president of the Botetourt County Rescue Association.
He is a certified EMT-B and has served on the Buchanan Rescue Squad for 25 years.