TITLE

A leg up on NIMS

AUTHOR(S)
ROBERTS, MARY ROSE
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Nov2009, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS) being implemented in Illinois. MABAS is an organization coordinating mutual-aid responses and distributing equipment to participating agencies including the state's fire departments. It exhibits interoperability by agencies communicating over a common radio frequency, having the same safety and on-scene terminology, and executing the same incident strategies.
ACCESSION #
45598276

 

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