Each station is equipped to deal with basic rescue situations. In addition, RFD has a heavy rescue unit. Apparatus and personnel, located at Station 4, are trained, equipped, and experienced in handling a wide variety of rescue and extrication situations. The department’s high angle, confined space, and swift water rescue capabilities are incorporated into the heavy rescue team.
Hazardous Materials ResponseThe Hazardous Materials Response Team is located at Fire Station 5. HAZMAT 5 is the primary response unit and is supported by the other units in service.