Tri-State Emergency Team

Area Serviced

 

Saratoga, Albany, Columbia, Montgomery, Schenectady, Washington, Warren, Herkimer, Hamilton, Schoharie, Montgomery, Greene, Ulster, Dutchess, Deleware, Otsego, Fulton, and Rensselaer Counties

Activation

 

(518) 237-6744 (Dispatch)

Skills

 

Grid Search, water and underwater search

Equipment

 

First in medical bag w/splints, bandages, oxygen, airways, etc., AED, 2 ea. stokes stretchers, equipment needed for grid searches, hand held Garmin GPS, 2015 enclosed rescue truck with hitch and 45 watt VHF mobile radio, 2007 4WD pickup truck w/12000 lb winch, hitch and 45 watt mobile radio, 17 Ft Boston Whaler w/85 HP motor, side scan sonar and 45 watt VHF mobile radio and 12 ft Zodiac inflatable boat w/25 HP motor and side scan sonar.

Radios

 

7 ea. 5 watt, 32 channel VHF portable radios, 50 watt VHF mobile repeater with 2 CTCSS tones along with 30 ft extension mast and base station antenna, 45 watt, 32 channel VHF mobile radio (1 in Boston Whaler and each truck)

Medical

 

2 MDs, 1 paramedic, 1 EMT, most members are CPR and Basic First Aid certified, some (Approximately 7) have Wilderness First Aid training. 

Technical

 

Certified Dive Team with divers of various levels of training and equipment to outfit 3 divers.

Maps

 

Terrain Navigator Pro (with laptop and portable printer and GPS).

Additional

 

www.tri-stateemergencyteam.org

   

Contact Information

 

Mailing Address
Tri-State Emergency Team, Inc.
Box 111
Waterford, NY 12188

Physical Address
122 First Avenue
Waterford, NY 12188

  

President
Dave Labshere


(518) 763-3881 (C)
EMail: president@tri-stateemergencyteam.org

Chief
Ed Kelly
P.O. Box 111
Waterford, NY 12188
(518) 429-7583 (C)
EMail:
chief@tri-stateemergencyteam.org 

 

Captain
Jay Goetz


(518) 312-6000 (C)
EMail: captain@tri-stateemergencyteam.org

Lieutenant
Alex Clarke


(518) 258-1336 (C)
EMail:
lieutenant@tri-stateemergencyteam.org 

 

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