The Immediate Response Team (IRT) is comprised of fourteen members who are specially trained in the areas of emergency scene management, search and rescue operations, and basic patient care involving both medical and traumatic patients; many of the members of the IRT our firefighters within their local communities. Once activated, the IRT will respond to a scene and offer to assist local public safety municipalities in their search and rescue efforts.
In order to become a member of the IRT, you must complete a training that covers the aforementioned areas. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please email the IRT Chief of Operations, J. Brian Wilson Jr., at, or the IRT Coordinator, Dena McClure, at