MPD rope system trainingwater rescue

Hastings Fire & Rescue's Rescue Division is broken down into water, ice, rope, confined space, trench, and high/low angle rescue, as well as vehicle extrication. All 24 full-time firefighters have had specified training in each type of rescue scenario. In 2012, our department responded to 61 rescue-related calls. Currently, the department utilizes one heavy rescue and one quint for the majority of rescue calls as well as a skiff.