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The public often asks, what is TRT 636, and what do you train for?
TRT is Technical Rescue Team
A TRT is a voluntary special operations team a firefighter may join. Individuals on a TRT undertake extensive specialized training for FLUSAR. This training allows them to respond to the most complex emergencies. Some calls have been semi-trucks hanging off of a bridge, intricate vehicle accidents, entrapments, vehicles submerged in waterways, workers trapped atop water towers, crane operator rescues, high-rise building occupant rescues, collapsed buildings, trench rescues, and more.
FLUSAR is FL Urban Search And Rescue and consists of a multitude of specialities such as:
vehicle and machinery extrication
high-angle rope rescue