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 ABOUT THE TEAM

 

The Regional US&R Task Force is comprised of 30 people specially trained and equipped for large or complex US&R operations. The multi-disciplinary organization provides five functional elements that include Supervision, Search, Rescue, Medical,

and Tool/Equipment Support. The Regional US&R Task Force is totally self-sufficient for the first 24 hours and organized for 12 hour operational periods. RTF-4 is to be requested through the standard California Master Mutual Aid System.

RTF-4 is supervised by a Task Force Leader. An Assistant Safety Officer is attached to the Task Force and will work directly with the Task Force Leader.

The US&R Task Force Search element includes Canine and Technical Search capabilities. The Task Force Rescue element includes Three Type 1 US&R Companies, 1 Type 1 Fire Engine, 6 4x4 UTV's, Multiple Technical Search Specialists and a Heavy Equipment and Rigging Specialist. A Hazardous Materials specialist and Structural Specialist  are included on the team as well. This element can conduct rescue operations in all types of structures and terrains. The Task Force Medical element is responsible for the care and treatment of injured task force members or victims if such care must occur in the hazard area.

QUICK REFERENCE FORMS
UPCOMING EVENTS
2023
 
QUARTERLY TRAINING:
  
JANUARY 16, 18, 20
ARCADIA /MONROVIA FD TO HOST
 
APRIL 24, 26, 28
GLENDALE FD TO HOST
 
JULY 17, 19, 21
MONTEREY PARK FD TO HOST

OCTOBER 23, 25, 27 
PASADENA FD TO HOST


COMMAND STAFF MEETINGS:
 
PASADENA FD STATION 33
0900 HRS

FEBRUARY  7, 2023
 
MAY 8, 2023

AUGUST 18, 2023
 
NOVEMBER 10, 2023

 
2022 MOBEX

DECEMBER 1, 2022 

LAST MOBEX

NOVEMBER 19, 2020
SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA
 
NOVEMBER 20, 2019
VENTURA, CA
SPECIALTIES


TECHNICAL ROPE RESCUE

CONFINED SPACE RESCUE

TRENCH RESCUE

TECHNICAL SEARCH

HAZ-MAT

EMERGENCY BUILDING SHORING

DRONE AND WIDE AREA SEARCH CAPABILITY

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CA-RTF-4 RESPONSE MATRIX

 

USAR 32

USAR 21

USAR 106

USAR TRAILER 63, BASE of OPERATIONS

UTILITY 63 - UTV 1 & 2

ENGINE 701

USAR LOGISTICS TRAILER 71 - UTV 71

UTILITY 21 - UTV 21

UTILITY 32 - UTV 32

UTILITY 51 - UTV 51

UTILITY 61

BATTALION 3

 

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