The Special Services division of Mutual Aid Ambulance Service has two specialized teams of Paramedics and E.M.T.'s to assist other agencies in times of unusual emergencies.
The Tactical Emergency Medical Service or TEMS team, is affiliated with the Pennsylvania State Police - Special Emergency Response Team (SERT). This team provides on site medical support to law enforcement as well as subjects during any crisis situation . All members of the TEMS team are CONTOMS certified as EMT-Tactical , MPOETC Act 120 certified, SWAT certified by the NTOA, and many other specialized medical training degrees.
Team 300 is affiliated with the Westmoreland Co. Hazardous Material team (Team 800). Team 300 provides on site medical support, decontamination, rehabilitation, pre and post incident personnel mentoring as well as command post logistics and coordination. All personnel are cross trained in fire fighting and hazardous material operations.
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