HTR & Swift Water Rescue Teams

Roanoke Fire-EMS is part of the Division 6 Heavy Technical and Swift Water Rescue Teams.  This team consists of Roanoke Fire-EMS, Roanoke County Fire & Rescue and Salem Fire-EMS.  This team is on call, ready to serve, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  The team responds to incidents including: building collapse, swift water rescue, trench collapse, etc.....

The HTR & Swift Water Rescue Teams are stationed out of Roanoke Fire-EMS Station 6.  The department has an HTR response vehicle and several boats to respond to calls as needed.  The teams have been recognized with numerous accolades for their heroic response to incidents.
Swift Water Rescue Ivy