The Technical Rescue Taskforce has been established in order to have trained firefighters ready to be deployed to any technical rescue emergency in Toms River Township. A technical rescue is any emergency involving a confined space, trench collapse, high angle rope rescue scenario or a structural collapse incident. The Technical Rescue Taskforce consists of fire department personnel from all six Toms River Fire Companies. Membership shall be based on an application process for each prospective candidate with approval of his or her fire company chief. Each member shall attend monthly training evolutions to maintain their taskforce status. Training shall be commensurate with TRFD guidelines 5-14 – 5-16 and with all applicable standards under NFPA1670.