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Special Teams

Heavy Rescue

Photo of Heavy Rescue Apparatus
Photo courtesy of Keven Smith

If there's a specialized rescue in the City of San Diego the specially trained and equipped crew of Heavy Rescue 4 will likely be on the scene. The crew of Rescue 4 has been serving the community for more than 25 years.

Rescue 4 is responsible for providing help with a wide scope of rescue services including:

  • Vehicle Rescues
  • Industrial Rescues
  • Structural Collapse Rescues
  • Trench Rescues
  • Confined Space Rescues
  • Elevator Rescues
  • Water Rescues
  • Vertical Rescues

Heavy Rescue 4 is located Downtown at Fire Station 4.