Tag Archive for Colchester Technical Rescue

Help is on the way


Vermont Task Force 1 deploys for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts A team of highly trained Vermont rescue personnel left Colchester for Texas this afternoon, ready to perform evacuations and rescues in flooded areas ravaged by Hurricane Harvey. The Vermont Task Force 1 Swift Water Rescue Team is deployed through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact, the…

Open house introduces community to rescue crew


Colchester kids and parents alike channeled their inner child as they climbed into fire trucks and ambulances at Colchester Rescue’s open house last Wednesday, May 24. The annual event, held during national Emergency Medical Services Week, is an opportunity for community members and personnel to meet in a low stress environment, allowing families to put…