Fire Dpt

Special Fire Dept. Operations

Fire department rescue gator 4x4 vehicle

The Rescue Gator is a 4x4 heavy-duty utility vehicle designed to get rescuers on the scene of backcountry rescues or provided EMS support at special events. The Rescue Gator is designed to carry one patient, three Firefighters, and assorted emergency gear. The Rescue Gator provides safety, patient comfort, and rapid extrication during backcountry rescues.

Fire Department rescue boat

The Zodiac Rescue Boat has a 90 Horsepower 4-stroke Yamaha Engine and is equipped with Basic Life Support medical gear, rescue throw bags, and life vests.  The Fire Rescue Boat provides search and rescue operations in most of East Bay Regional Park's freshwater swimming areas and coastal shorelines. The Rescue Boat is ready to go with an integrated storage console, patient seating, a bow box, and additional storage for all our emergency gear.  

EBRPD fire department horse lift

Technical large animal rescue is an infrequent, inherently dangerous type of heavy rescue. East Bay Regional Parks Firefighters are trained in moving and extracting disabled animals from trails, ditches, creeks, or overturned trailers by rope and mechanical rescue.  Fire Department Personnel are trained in animal behavior in emergency situations and are equipped with all the necessary tools to keep the responders, victim, and victim’s animal as safe as possible. 

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