Heavy Urban Search and Rescue, Toronto, Canada


Heavy Urban Search and Rescue, Toronto, Canada

Infobox Government agency
agency_name = Heavy Urban Search and Rescue
abbreviation = HUSAR
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formed = 2001
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jurisdiction = Toronto
headquarters = Toronto
employees = 130
budget =
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chief1_position = HUSAR Coordinator
department =
child1_agency =
website = [http://www.toronto.ca/wes/techservices/oem/husar/index.htm HUSAR]

Heavy Urban Search and Rescue or HUSAR is a joint unit of Toronto Fire Services, Toronto Police Service and Toronto EMS created to deal with search and rescue operations in the City of Toronto. The 65 member unit was created following the events of September 11, 2001 and allows the city to deal with large scale disasters.

Roles and Responsibilities

* Search and Rescue
* Emergency Medical Services
* Planning & Technical Information
* Logistics
* Command

Equipment

ee also

* Toronto Fire Services
* Toronto EMS
* Toronto Police Service
* Toronto Office of Emergency Management

References

* [http://www.toronto.ca/wes/techservices/oem/husar/index.htm HUSAR]


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