The NEFDA Switfwater Rescue Team is composed of approximately 60 trained firefighters and is equipped with wet suits, personal flotation devices, helmets, specialty designed water rescue equipment and boats.
The team have the ability to create land-based water rescue systems, as well as to perform water-based contact rescues in order to save victims trapped in the many natural and man-made waterways throughout Texas.
Equipment includes three military grade Zodiac F420 rescue boats with 40hp Mercury outboard motors. The boats are located in Haltom City, Euless and Bedford. They can be deployed at a moments notice.