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Allen County URBAN SEARCH AND RESCUE

Building Collapse  /  Trench Rescue  /  Confined Space Rescue 

The Allen County Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Team is comprised of members from several Allen County firefighters and law enforcement officers along with first responders from Auglaize and Van Wert counties.

The Allen County USAR Team is a highly trained specialty team utilizing the latest technology and protocols for building collapse victim location, rescue, and structure safety. Members are also trained in areas of trench and confined space rescue.

More than $100,000 in specialized equipment has been purchased for use by the USAR team through grants from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security. The Allen County Team along with the team from Toledo/Lucas County serve Ohio’s 18-county northwest Ohio homeland security region.

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