Technical rescue is the newest service offered by the Rock Island Fire Department. The Fire Department has 11 firefighters fully trained in:
The 11 Technical Rescue Technicians have completed over 300 hours of training to respond to any of these emergencies. The Rock Island Fire Department is also part of MABAS (Mutual Aid Box Alarm System) 43 along with the Rock Island Arsenal Fire Department, Moline Fire Department, East Moline Fire Department, Bettendorf Fire Department, and the Quad Cities International Airport. This group has received technical rescue equipment that is available in Rock Island at any time.
Please contact the Special Operations office with any questions at (309) 732-2800.