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Dive-Rescue Team

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Eighteen members from Columbus Fire and Rescue, make up the Dive and Rescue Team. This specialty team responds to emergencies involving search for and recovery of drowning victims and other water emergencies. It also assists local law enforcement agencies in locating and recovering evidence from handguns to cars in the water.

This team receives at least 80 hours of specialized training annually and is certified in rapid deployment, moving water, and large area search and recovery.