Technical Rescue Teams

The Huntsville Fire Department has several highly trained, and specialized, Technical Rescue Teams created for various purposes including:

  • Dive Team
  • Swift Water
  • Vehicle Extraction
Haz Mat Team
Based out of Huntsville Fire Station #2, the Huntsville-Walker County HAZMAT Team, consists of firefighters from various departments throughout the county. The HAZMAT team is a functioning member of an HGAC 13 county response unit.  They respond to any type of hazardous situations and utilize cutting edge technology to control the situation and provide safety to the citizens of Huntsville and Walker County. They work in close contact with the Huntsville and Walker County Emergency Management Offices, as well as provide mutual aid to surrounding areas.  
Dive Team
The Huntsville Fire Department  operates a Dive Team, that performs recovery operations utilizing the latest scuba equipment and training. The team consists of department personnel, area firefighters, and local law enforcement officers.