Special Operations

About Special Teams
Special Teams work under the Operations Section to 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.
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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.