TITLE

WMD Guide, Field-Stress Tips Available

PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jun2005, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on "The Dispatcher's Guide for WMD Incidents," written by the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center with participation by nearly a dozen fire departments, 911 centers and law enforcement agencies. In the initial stages of response to a weapons of mass destruction incident, the dispatch center plays a crucial role in the success or failure of an emergency operation. The guide helps dispatchers ask the right questions so that they can obtain vital information to pass along to the Incident Commander and first responders.
ACCESSION #
17460855

 

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