Urban Search and Technical Rescue Team
The Ontario Fire Department Urban Search and Technical Rescue Team was developed in March of 1989, in order to provide specialized rescue techniques beyond the realm of standard Firefighter training. The USAR Team has the training, resources and capabilities to perform: high angle rescues, low angle rescues, train crash rescues, confine space rescues, and heavy equipment extrication.
All 24 team members and unit R-138 are California O.E.S. (Office of Emergency Services) Type-1 Heavy Certified, and can respond anywhere in the state of California upon request.