Special Operations

The Fire Department is trained to provide a variety of special operations.  The operations include high-angle and low-angle rescue, confined space rescue, swift-water rescue, ice rescue, trench rescue, and automobile extrication.


High-angle training 1

Two firefighters package a training mannequin during confined space rescue training.

Tending the ropes

Three firefighters tend the ropes during confined space rescue training.

Working the ropes

Firefighters set up a rope system during high-angle rescue training.


A firefighter performs a high-angle pick-off maneuver.


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