TITLE

Tactical radio channels, dividing affected areas streamlined Oklahoma City's EF-5 tornado response

AUTHOR(S)
Roberts, Mary Rose
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Fire Chief Expert Blog;5/23/2013, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents insights from Brian Stanaland, battalion chief of support services for the Oklahoma City Fire Department, on the assignment of technical radio channels to search and rescue teams. Particular focus is given to the damage caused by EF-5 tornado on the city and initial response provided for the public. He explains that they need to make sure the tornado is cleanar before sending crews. He adds that fire crews have investigated and reported major damage.
ACCESSION #
88034015

 

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