Southwest Florida Urban Search & Rescue

A State & Local Partnership

Florida USAR Task Force 6

Southwest Florida Urban Search & Rescue (designated as FL-TF 6) is a multi-agency, multi-discipline search & rescue task force
dedicated to serving the community of Southwest Florida, and its surrounding areas.

Operational Status

Available For Deployment

Latest Deployment

Hurricane Michael
October 9th 2018
Panama City, FL

Our Services

SWF USAR is capable of responding to a variety of incidents that may include

  • Structural Collapse Rescue
  • Confined Space Rescue
  • Trench Rescue
  • Large Animal Rescue
  • Wide Area Search
  • Low/High Angle Rescue
  • Swift Water Rescue
  • and more…

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Our Team

Our team is comprised of 85 members that include civilian volunteers, firefighters, paramedics, and specialists from the following departments:

  • Bonita Springs
  • Estero
  • Fort Myers Beach Fire Districts
  • Iona McGregor
  • Lee County Division of Public Safety
  • North Collier
  • San Carlos Park
  • South Trail

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Our Stories

SWF USAR has served the region as well as the State of Florida in a variety of incidents including:

  • Hurricane Irma
  • Hurricane Matthew
  • San Carlos Missing Child
  • Cape Coral Tornado
  • Estero Missing Children

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