Tactical Emergency Medical Services
El Segundo Fire Department’s Firefighter/Paramedic, Mark Lees and Engineer/Paramedic, Andy Powell recently attended tactical medic training through the LA County Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Bureau. Lees and Powell are two of four members in our Fire Department assigned to the El Segundo Police Department’s SWAT team. During their tactical medic training, they were trained to deliver lifesaving procedures in hostile and tactical environments. Two paramedics are assigned for each assignment on which the SWAT team is deployed. There have been 14 deployments this year alone.