About Task Force 5

The St. Louis Metro Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 5 is comprised of a majority of the fire protection districts from Franklin and Jefferson Counties, Missouri. The Franklin County agencies include:

  • Beaufort Leslie Fire Protection District
  • Boles Fire Protection District
  • Gerald-Rosebud Fire Protection District
  • Pacific Fire Protection District
  • New Haven / Berger Fire Protection District
  • St. Clair Fire Protection District
  • Sullivan Fire Protection District
  • Union Fire Protection District
  • Washington Fire Department

The Jefferson County agencies include:

  • Antonia Fire Protection District
  • Crystal City Fire Department
  • DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District
  • Eureka Fire Protection District
  • Goldman Fire Protection District
  • Hematite Fire Protection District
  • Herculaneum Fire Protection District
  • Rock Community Fire Protection District
  • Saline Valley Fire Protection District

 

Deployments

2003 Trench Rescue                       Washington

2005 Confine Space Rescue           St. Clair

2005 Rope Rescue                          St. Albans

2006 Building Collapse                    New Haven

2006 Building Collapse                    Washington

2007 High Angle / Tower Rescue    High Ridge

2008 Flood Response                      Canton

2009 Trench Rescue                        Gerald

2009 Special Rescue                        New Haven

2009 Special Assignment                 Perryville

2010 Ground Search                        St. Clair

2011 Flood Response                       Cape Girardeau

                                                           Sikeston

                                                           Dexter

                                                           Kennett

2011 Tornado Response                   Pattonville

2011 Tornado Response                    Joplin

2013 Ground Search                          Potosi

2013 Ground Search                          St. Clair