Hamilton county special tactics and rescue services

Station 1 is currently located at:


9022 Career Lane

Harrison, TN 37341


STARS is dispatched through Hamilton County 911 which can be contacted at (423) 622-0022 or by calling 911 in the event of an emergency.

About STARS


The Hamilton County Special Tactics and Rescue Services, Inc. (STARS) are designed to provide special tactical and technical support to area fire, rescue and police services throughout Chattanooga, Hamilton County Tennessee and the surrounding area. The STARS Team is a support group of the Hamilton County Emergency Services.

The Hamilton County Special Tactics and Rescue Services, Inc. (STARS) organization operates solely by volunteer effort, with no paid members.

Responded to over 500 successful missions
Assistance provided to: 
-Area Fire, Rescue & EMS Locally & Tri-State Area
-Law Enforcement Locally, FBI, TBI, GBI and Tri-State law enforcement agencies
-Additional Assistance; Special Events, Numerous Movie Assistance


Membership consists of highly trained rescue personnel. Training includes but not limited to: First Responder, EMT, Paramedic, Ground Search & Rescue Techniques, Mountain Rescue Techniques, Rescue Scuba Divers, above and Below Water Rescue, Swiftwater Rescue Techniques, ICS