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SPECIALTY TEAMS WITHIN THE FIRE DEPARTMENT

ICE WATER RESCUE
PRIMARY PURPOSE:       Search and recovery of distressed or injured individuals.


CONFINED SPACE RESCUE
PRIMARY PURPOSE:       Locate and remove trapped or distressed personnel, island residents & island employees.


RAPID INTERVENTION TEAM (RIT)
PRIMARY PURPOSE:      Locate and remove trapped or distressed personnel


HAZMAT OPERATION
PRIMARY PURPOSE:      Locate and disseminate and mitigate hazards.


DOWNRIVER DIVE TEAM
PRIMARY PURPOSE:       Locate and remove drowning victims


DOWNRIVER ARSON TASK FORCE
PRIMARY PURPOSE:      Determine cause and origins of fires.