Water Rescue Team

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The Brownsville Fire Company #1 is an affiliate to the Fayette County Emergency Management Agency Swiftwater Rescue Team. BFCO1 has 6 members that are trained as Swiftwater Rescue Technicians and have been dispatched to numerous water emergencies throughout Fayette/Washington Counties. The members have been deployed as far away as Wilkes-Barre, PA.

The County's Swiftwater Rescue Team is comprised of approximately 40 members (30 of which trained at the Technician level) from the Fayette County Hazardous Materials Team, Brownsville Fire Company #1, Dawson VFD, and Luzerne Township VFD (LaBelle).