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Medical First Response

Because of our ability to respond so quickly, we play a vital role in the County Emergency Medical Response System. Our Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) Respond to all nature of medical calls and assist Advance Life Support Personnel in patient treatment and stabilization for transport to medical facilities.

Vehicle Extrication

Vehicle Extrications are Rescue Operations dealing with victims entrapped in vehicles involved in accidents. These vehicles could include all types of vehicles, from small compact cars to large semi-trailer trucks.

Vehicle Extricatuion

Dive Rescue

Some of our Squads are trained in Dive Rescue Operations. These highly trained rescuers conduct search and rescue operations involving large bodies of water such as lakes and ponds.

Swift Water Rescue

 Squads trained in Swift Water Rescue Operations conduct rescue operations when victims are exposed to rapidly flowing water emergencies such as rivers, streams and flood situations.

High Angle Rescue

These Rescue Operations involve situations where victims require rescue from vertical locations such as mountainsides, cliffs, high-rise buildings and valleys.

High Angle Rescue
Confined Space Rescue

Confined Space Rescue

These Rescue Operations involve rescue from small constricted locations such as wells, caves and underground waterways.

Structural Collapse Rescue

These Highly Technical Rescue Operations involve rescuing victims from buildings that have collapsed for various reasons such as earthquake, explosion and structural instability.

Structural Collapse

Trench Rescue

Trench Rescue

These Rescue Operations include cave-in situations and involve such things as shoring, sheeting, support system construction and monitoring.

Urban Search and Rescue

Specialized Technical Rescue Task Force that uses the expertise of all County resources. All Rescue disciplines too include Animal Rescue, Rescue, Fire, Law Enforcement, EMS and Emergency Management involved.
 

Why We Do It:

Our Communities are where our families and friends live, work and play. We have a Proud Tradition of dedicated service to Building and Maintaining a Community our families, friends and co-workers can be proud of.


 
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