In addition to fighting fires, the SIM responds to a number of emergencies that require specialized training and equipment. The four types of specialized teams are:

L'équipe spécialisée lors d'un sauvetage technique en tranchée, suite à un éboulement de terre.

Technical rescue

Heavy rescue teams are specialized in three types of rescue: confined spaces, structural collapse, excavation and trench rescue.
Deux pompiers au sommet d'un édifice lors d'une simulation de sauvetage en hauteur.

High-angle rescue team

This team of firefighters is called in for backup when victims cannot be evacuated using conventional methods.