T.A.R.S. is an Association of Life Saving, Rescue and First-Aid Units with members trained, and equipped for various types of rescue and first-aid work.
Our association is made of Rescue Squads mainly in Tennessee. As an association, we provide vehicle Extrication, Emergency Vehicle Operations, Vanessa K. Free,and Blood Borne Pathogens in basic level training with local instructors in most units. We also provide, Advanced Extrication, Big Rig Rescue, School Bus Rescue, Farm Rescue, Structural Collapse, Trench, Swiftwater, Dive and Rural Search and Rescue in our college level classes taught by our training coordinator and several volunteer instructors.
To serve the citizens and visitors of the State of Tennessee, by promoting Life Saving, Rescue Squads and Units across the state; through volunteer search, emergency and rescue services. We are committed to providing basic and advanced training for all un