2The Tri-Cities Airport Emergency Plan was developed through cooperation between: Federal Aviation AdministrationTri-Cities AirportFranklin County Emergency ManagementTransportation Safety AdministrationPasco Fire DepartmentPasco Police DepartmentFranklin County Sheriffs DepartmentNorth Franklin Hospital DistrictOther non-governmental organizations
3The Plan EstablishesStandardized Incident Management Processes utilizing NIMS ICSCommon ProtocolsCommon ProceduresThe plan establishes standardized incident management processes, protocols, and procedures that all responders – Federal, state, tribal, and local – will use to coordinate and conduct response actions. With responders using the same standardized procedures, they will all share a common focus, and will be able to place full emphasis on incident management when an incident occurs.Common Focus
4Purpose Assist with the mitigation of emergencies or disasters Provide continuity of communication and a structure for an organized response to an accident or disasterFacilitate and expedite temporary restoration of the airportCoordinate search and rescue operationsThe AEP, including its annexes, maps, and other supporting documents, provide a basis for coordinating an emergency response to the most conceivable disasters at the Tri-Cities Airport. The information contained in the plan applies to emergency activities of agencies and organizations.
5Plan GoalsAssign responsibility to organizations and individuals for carrying out specific actions in response to an emergencyEstablish lines of authority and organizational relationshipsIdentify personnel, equipment, facilities, supplies, and other resources available (within the airport or by agreement) for use during a response and recoveryFacilitate response and short-term recovery to set the stage for successful long-term recoveryUtilize the power and authority of the Incident Management System and the experience of those qualified in the Incident Command System to meet the needs of the emergency
6Supporting Documentation Plan OrganizationThe AEP is divided into 3 areas:The Basic Plan – Chapters 1 through 3Functional AnnexesSupporting Documentation
7The Basic Plan (Chapters 1 through 3) Defines the organization and assignment of responsibilitiesIdentifies the Plan AdministrationDefines the plan development, review, and maintenanceOutlines training, drill, and exercise requirements
8Functional AnnexesFunctional Annexes are designed to be individual “pull out documents” for each organization based on event types. The listed event types are as follows:Aircraft Incidents and AccidentsTerrorist Scenario/Bomb IncidentTerminal EvacuationCivil DisturbanceFires (Structural or otherwise)Natural DisasterChemical, Environmental, Bacterial, Radiological, Nuclear EmergenciesPower FailureWater Rescue
9Functional Annexes Each functional annex is divided into two sections. GeneralSpecific HazardsEach Section is divided into subsections:GeneralPurposeSituation and AssumptionsOperationsAdministration and LogisticsSpecific HazardsEvent Types
10Functional Annexes (Listed) Annex A Airport OperationsAnnex B Command and ControlAnnex C Fire and RescueAnnex D Health ServicesAnnex E Law EnforcementAnnex F Emergency Public InformationAnnex G Resource ManagementAnnex H American Red CrossFire departments are most likely interested in Annex B and C
11Functional Annex B - Overview This annex provides a broad overview of the mechanisms the Tri-Cities Airport may use to direct and control initial and sustained emergency response and recovery activities.A ranking member of the agency having primary jurisdiction will be designated with the role of Incident Commander by the Director of Airports.The specifics of who is responsible for what during each type of emergency or incident is defined within each annex of the emergency plan.All involved agencies and organizations are required to maintain individual accounting records in sufficient detail to document subsequent requests for reimbursement
12Functional Annex C - Overview This annex is intended to identify the methods used in mobilizing and managing fire and rescue services in response to emergencies on or around the airport property.In the event of a fire and/or rescue incident type occurring on or near the Airport property, the Fire Officer in charge is designated as the “Incident Commander”.The Tri-Cities Airport has delegated fire, rescue, EMS and hazardous materials response authority to the City of Pasco Fire Department.In the event the incident does not involve a fire or emergency medical situation, the Fire Officer in charge shall coordinate fire operations with the Incident Commander.
13Supporting Documents Grid Map of the Tri-Cities Airport Franklin County All Hazard Mutual Aid AgreementContact information