Special Operations Teams

Teams:

Confined Space Rescue Team

Hosted by: Lincolnton Fire Department, Team Leader is Asst. Chief Brent Smith (bsmith@lincolntonnc.orgThis team is equipped to rescue victims from any confined space, above ground or below. Pipes, chases, conduits, vaults, etc.

Technical Rope Rescue Team

Hosted by: Denver Fire Department

This team is equipped to rescue victims from any structure above ground such as a rooftop, water tank, cell tower and any area with a sheer drop, such as a cliff, ravine, or embankment along the road.

Swift Water Rescue Team

Hosted by: East Lincoln Fire Department

This team is equipped to rescue victims from swift movie water, boating accidents, clinging to bushes or trees in a river, and assisting in the recovery of a drowned victim.

Land Search Team

Hosted by: North 321 Fire Department, Team Leader is Trent Carpenter (704-736-8898)

This team is trained to assist in the search efforts for lost or missing persons.
Special Teams Application

All-Hazard Incident Management Team (AHIMT)

Hosted by: Lincoln County Emergency Management, Team Leader is Todd Staton (704-685-4132

) This team is trained to help the county manage big disasters.
IMT Application