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Technical Rescue

Contact Information

Jamey Brads

Jamey Brads
Division Chief, Heavy Technical Rescue

1005 Technology Park Drive
Glen Allen, Virginia 23059-4500
Phone: 804-249-1984
Fax: 804-371-3444

Administrative Assistant

About the Chief

The HTR Division Chief provides the comprehensive oversight for the Technical Rescue Program in the Commonwealth. In addition, the HTR Chief provides the specialized training for Virginia's Fire Service in relation to the HTR Program as well as directing the curriculum development. The HTR Chief maintains a comprehensive list of the instructor cadre, locations of logistical trailers for support, and the on-going training sites throughout the Commonwealth. The HTR Chief also assists and supports Divisional Technical Rescue Teams both in training and while deployed on actual incidents.

About the Program

Progression Chart

For a trailer please fill in the online:
Trailer Request Form for Usage and Agreement

Divisional Technical Rescue Teams

Technical Rescue Teams have been designated in seven (7) divisions through out the Commonwealth. They provide specialized emergency response services such as: Trench Rescue, Confined Space Rescue, Vehicle Rescue, Water Rescue, Rope Rescue, Farm Machinery Rescue, Structural Collapse Rescue, and Wilderness Search Rescue.

These teams are activated through the State EOC: 800-468-8892

Division Contact Department Phone Email
Division 1 Steve Parrott Chesterfield Fire & Emergency Medical Services 804-751-4747
Division 2 Mike Brady Harrisonburg Fire Department 540-432-7703
Division 3 Greg Wormser Lynchburg Fire & EMS Department 434-455-6345
Division 4 Don Farley Bristol Fire Department 276-645-7305
Division 5 Dennis Keane Virginia Beach Fire Department 757-385-2022
Division 6 David Hoback Roanoke Fire-EMS 540-529-6802
Division 7 Glenn Mason Fairfax County Fire & Rescue 703-246-4681

Inventory Repair/Replacement

For the convenience of submitting repair and/or replacement information to a Division Office after your course has been completed, please use the following link to submit this information.

Technical Rescue Equipment Repair Form




Last Updated: Tuesday, January 10, 2017