Special Operations

Special Operations Badge

Team Organization


The Rogers Fire Department's Special Operations Team is responsible for a coordinated response to hazardous materials, high / low angle rescue, confined space rescue, water rescue, and collapse rescue incidents.

The team is staffed as a task force, comprised of members specializing in technical rescue and hazardous materials.

Components of the Special Operations Team are housed at Stations 1, 2, and 5. Crew members are assigned each day to Rescue 2 and Ladder 5 according to department policy. Members assigned to this team receive additional compensation for their knowledge and skill.

Special Operations Team Roster



 A Shift:
  • Captain Nathan Keck
  • FEO Keith Fuller
  • FEO Andy Meeker 
  • FEO Ramsey Emerson
  • MP Tyler Steele
B Shift:
  • Captain Josh Chapman
  • Captain Chase Sutherlan
  • Captain David Williams
  • Captain Brian Bevis
  • FEO Jason Villines
  • FEO Matt Conroy
  • Brandon Welch
 C Shift:
  • Captain Shawn Treat
  • Captain Jeff Parks
  • Captain Rob Starek
  • Captain Nick Pace
  • FEO Zach Oldebeken
  • FEO Nathan Meeks
  • FEO Cody Gripe
Special Operations Training Team Members

Primary Disciplines


The Special Operations Team is supervised by the Deputy Chief of Special Operations and Training, Cliff Thompson. There are two primary disciplines handled by the team; hazardous materials and technical rescue.