Technical Rescue

Technical Rescue OperationTechnical Rescue Scenarios

Technical rescue covers most of the unimaginable emergencies:

  • Motorists trapped in crushed
  • Overturned cars and trucks (vehicle extrication)
  • People trapped in collapsed buildings (collapse rescue)
  • Victims caught in a flash flood
  • Water tower workers trapped ten stories high (high angle rescue)

Technical rescue also may include trench rescue, confined space rescue, and open water operations.


Hampton Fire/Rescue meets these unique challenges and is considered a multi-hazard, disciplined organization. We have proven to be effective in a variety of emergencies and disasters, including:

  • Floods
  • Hazardous Materials Releases
  • Hurricanes
  • Marine Rescues
  • Nor'easters
  • Storms
  • Technological Accidents