Special Operations Rescue Team (SORT)

The Conway Fire Department’s Special Operations Rescue Team is an organization operating within the ranks of the Conway Fire Department. It consists of a group of individuals who are trained in special rescue techniques. The primary function of the SORT is to supply the department technical data, equipment, and expertise during a technical rescue incident. These areas may include dive, confined space, swiftwater, high and low angle, trench and heavy structure collapse. The team also has a state wide mutual aid agreement if requested by other agencies through our county Office of Emergency Management. There are also members of are team that are on the Arkansas Task Force 1 Team that may also be deployed through the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management.


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