FCTRT Begins Training with New Rescue Boat

The Fayette County Technical Rescue Team recently began training with their new 16 foot jon boat which will be used in water and flood rescue situations as well as dive search and recovery operations.  “It is imperative for our Team to have various types of boats and watercraft available for the wide variety of water and dive incidents that we train for and are available to assist in,” said Commander Kevin Snider.  “We now have several sizes and types of watercraft available to assist in the varying types of waterways that comprise west Tennessee.”

The Fayette County Technical Rescue Team provides specialized emergency response to fire departments and agencies who request additional assistance without charge and is comprised of 31 volunteers from various emergency response agencies and departments.  For more information about the FCTRT, please visit their website at www.technicalrescueteam.com