Heavy Rescue

Thomasville Fire & Rescue is certified through the North Carolina Association of Rescue and EMS to provide Heavy Rescue. 
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This certification requires members of the department to successfully complete approximately 120 hours in general technical rescuer education material, as well as an additional 48 hours of specialized vehicle rescue education and 36 hours Machinery and Agricultural rescue education.    

General Education

Vehicle Rescue Education
Machine & Agricultural Rescue Education

The management of the Heavy Rescue Operations is a coordinated effort between the six members assigned to Rescue 21, our heavy rescue apparatus.