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November 2009
Urgent Communications;Nov2009, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p12
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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.


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