Our Technical Rescue Unit (TRU) responds locally, regionally and nationally to incidents involving life and property as well as incidents that require extra training, equipment and knowledge. These additional skills can be defined into two areas:
There are currently two Technical Rescue stations in the West Midlands, one is located at Bickenhill and the other at Wednesbury. A third is currently planned in Sutton Coldfield, expected to be completed in May 2022.
The Technical Rescue Unit welcomes applications from serving firefighters with the West Midlands or from those in other services willing to relocate. Below is the required criteria that must be met: