Response to Critical Incidents "A to Z."

September 2009
Fire Engineering;Sep2009, Vol. 162 Issue 9, Special section p17
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The article discusses crisis situations such as threats, illicit labs, civil unrest, active shooters, barricaded subjects and hostage takings and how law enforcement and fire and emergency monitoring service (EMS) responders will address such situations. Planning and interagency cooperation are said to be of paramount importance. During the planning stage, several issues need to be addressed such as the need of law enforcement for fire and EMS coverage and equipment.


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