Houston County Rescue
Welcome to Houston County Rescue Unit Online
March 2, 2018
Boat Rescue 2 has a new motor thanks to donations and Boyd's Marine.
The Houston County Rescue Unit members are trained and equipped for missing
persons on land. We have generators, portable lights and chain saws to use during
tornadoes and hurricanes. HCRU has two agency owned and fully equipped
emergency response vehicles.
Houston County Rescue has highly qualified dive team. Our divers range from
Master Scuba Diver Trainers to Advanced Open Water Diver certifications. We
have three SCUBA Instructors trained in highly advanced diving skills. All dive
team members are trained in advanced underwater search techniques.
Our dive team is equipped with full-face masks underwater communications.
HCRU has underwater metal detectors for underwater searches.
Swift Water Rescue
Houston County Rescue has a swift water response team. We have equipment and
personnel to respond during flooded water situations. Many of our members have
in swift water response techniques.
Water Rescue Fleet
HCRU has two agency owned response boats. Rescue One - is our main dive
boat. Rescue Two - is our deep hull dive boat. Both are equipped with side