Application Process

For information about the application process or to request an application please submit an inquiry to info@houstoncountyrescue.org

General Membership

Houston County Rescue membership is open to anyone 18 years of age or older.​ No special training is required for general  membership. However, certification and/or training is required for some special activities. There are no membership dues, but members must purchase their uniforms. We meet on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30. Meetings are at HCRU headquarters, 1234 Enon Road in Webb, Alabama 

Dive Team

Dive Team membership requires a SCUBA certification form a nationally recognized SCUBA training agency. Basic (Open Water Diver) diver certification is the minimum certification level to dive with HCRU. Advanced diver level or higher is preferred for most diving situations. Dive team divers must provide their own basic SCUBA equipment. Dive Team support membership does not require that you be a diver. HCRU has several Full-Face Masks for Dive Team divers.

​Swift Water Team

There is no special certification required for the Swift Water Rescue team, but​ Team training and special equipment is required to participate in operations.​ Specific specialty (helmet and PFD) is to be provided by the individual member.

​Vehicle Operation

A valid driver license is required to operate any HCRU land vehicle. A valid Alabama class V Vessel (boat) certification (or  equivalent) is required to operate any HCRU water craft.