Coordinator: Mark Bishop

North Royalton Fire Department

Rope Rescue

Coordinator: Ben Dockstader

Brook Park Fire Department

Confined Space Rescue

Coordinator: Joe Berthold

Parma Heights Fire Department

Trench Rescue

Coordinator: Eric Funfgeld

North Royalton Fire Department

Structural Collapse Rescue

Coordinator: Mark Bender

City of Brecksville Fire Department

Water Rescue FIRE INVESTIGATION UNIT (FIU)

Director: Chief Ken Papesh

Village of Valley View Fire Department

Deputy Director: Asst. Chief Tom Habak

North Royalton Fire Department

TECHNICAL RESCUE

Director: Lt. Mark Bender

City of Brecksville Fire Department

Deputy Director: Erik Funfgeld

North Royalton Fire Department

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

Director: Chief Nick Zamiska

City of Brecksville Fire Department

Deputy Director-Admin: Lt. Tom Sullivan

Strongsville Fire Department

Deputy Director-Ops: Capt. W. Eisenhardt

Berea Fire Department

Director: (open)

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