Rescue 22 (Technical Rescue Trailer)

Rescue 22 is a 2010 X-Tra Tuff 24 ft. box trailer used for trench and structure collapse equipment and materials. This unit is pulled and supported by Rescue 21, and is available to respond in a multi-county area for special rescue situations. This unit was purchased largely with Homeland Security grant funding, and then customized with cabinets, shelving, and lumber storage racks by fire dept. personnel. Among the wide array of specialized equipment carried are trench shoring panels, air operated trench and building collapse shoring struts, low-pressure air bags, Snake Eye search camera, concrete-cutting & electric chain saws, electric jackhammer, and a wide variety of heavy lumber and cribbing for shoring up trenches and buildings so access can be made by rescue crews. There are also portable generators and air compressors for powering the many power saws, tools, air hammers, etc.