Special Teams

About Special Teams

Special Teams provide specialized responses to a variety of hazards. Some of these teams function collaboratively on a regional, state and federal level. Members of these teams earn additional certifications and participate in specialized training, in addition to their regular firefighting training and duties.

Special Operations Teams

  • Burn Team safely provides live fire training for the department.
  • Fitness Team consists of personal trainers for firefighter health and safety.
  • Honor Guard represents fire department through tradition and ceremony.
  • Mobile EMS supports large events, especially sporting events.
  • Technical Rescue utilizes specialized techniques such as rope, confined space and vehicle extrication.
  • Water Rescue manages fire boat and dive operations.