Water Rescue Team

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. Some of our 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). 

Notable Responses:

09/01/2021 Stand-by for Hurricane Ida

06/26/2021 Brownsville 1 Rescue (deer)

06/22/2021 Dunbar Township 5 Rescues

10/02/2019 Brownsville 1 Rescue

07/21/2019 Uniontown City 7 Rescues

05/28/2019 Brownsville 1 Rescue

02/16/2018 Brownsville 2 Rescues

06/23/2017 Redstone Township 3 Rescues