The Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) is a 12 person team developed from fire department personnel with a main purpose of responding to a variety of emergencies or disasters, requiring advanced rescue techniques. The Clovis Urban Search and Rescue Team is capable of conducting high angle rope rescue, confined space rescue, swift water rescue, trench rescue and mass transportation rescue. This team is also capable to conduct safe and effective search and rescue operations at structural collapse incidents involving the collapse or failure of heavy floor, pre-cast concrete and steel frame construction. The USAR Team meets the standard for Type I USAR operational level through the California Office of Emergency Services (OES).
Clovis Fire Department
1233 Fifth Street, Clovis, CA 93612
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