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Heavy Rescue Team

The Lubbock Fire Department’s Heavy Rescue Team is based and staffed out of station #1.  All 30 members of the team (10 per shift) are highly trained personnel to rescue incidents where specialized training and expertise is necessary.  In addition to their normal firefighting duties, Heavy Rescue Team members are trained in high angle emergencies, confined space incidents, trench and building collapses within the City of Lubbock and provides mutual aid to the cities of Abernathy, Shallowater, Slaton, and Wolfforth when requested.

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Lubbock Fire Department Heavy Rescue Apparatus with doors opened to display equipment
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