Technical Rescue Team
Technical Rescue Team (TRT) unit is “Heavy Rescue” which consists of a crew of four, one
captain, one drive/engineer and two firefighters. This is a specialty unit that handles technical rescues including confined space rescue (cave-ins), high angle rescue (off tall buildings or mountain rescue) and vehicle extrication. All of the personnel assigned to fire station 44 are members of the department’s Technical Rescue team.
Fire Station 44 Statistics for 2016
- Heavy Resc 44 (2482)
- Engine 44 (2571)
- Rescue 44 (3018)
(# of calls for service in 2016)