WHERE DO YOU TURN? WHEN THE EMERGENCY EXCEEDS YOUR MUTUAL AID RESOURCES
OFSERP OHIO FIRE CHIEFS ASS’N. FIRE SERVICE EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN
Guiding Principles Provide a simple method to immediately activate large quantities resources. Compliment other disaster plans at the National, State and local levels. Utilize the Incident Command System adopted by the State of Ohio.
Guiding Principles Involve the right organizations – buy in. One system – immediate or long term assistance. Insure that all aspects of the Plan would meet State and Federal reimbursement requirements.
Best Practices Acceptance & Ownership - Fire Chiefs helping Fire Chiefs. Choosing the right people. Insure funding for ongoing operation and maintenance. Build & strengthen relationships.
Best Practices Permit local solutions to accomplish Plan objectives. Growth, diversity & flexibility – keep Plan current. Keep members informed and involved.
This program is a service of the Ohio Fire Chief’s Association. It is recognized and supported by the State Fire Marshal’s Office Department of Public Safety; including Ohio EMA, EMS, and Homeland Security.
ERP STAFF ERP STAFF STATE COORDINATORS – DIRECT PLAN. INTERFACE WITH STATE AGENGIES, CENTRAL DISPATCH & OTHER STATE MUTUAL AID PLANS. REGIONIAL COORDINATORS – OVERSEE COUNTY COORDINATORS – ONSCENE PLAN ER REPRESENTATIVE. COUNTY COORDINATORS – COLLECT FD DATA, WORKS WITH COUNTY DISPATCH CENTER
LOCAL COMMITTMENT LOCAL COMMITTMENT 965 OF OHIO’S 1225 FIRE DEPARTMENTS COMMIT RESOURCES TO THE EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN
EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE ENGINES875 LADDERS250 TENDERS460 RESCUES290 BRUSH415 ALS UNITS510 BLS UNITS240 AIR120 FOAM27 CHIEFS520 FAST WATER 155 DIVE 90 COLLAPSE40 TRENCH70 ROPE115 CONF SPACE40 HAZ MAT60 CREWS525
HOW THE PLAN WORKS INCIDENT COMMAND DETERMINES NEED CENTRAL DISPATCH RECEIVES CALL DETERMINES CLOSEST COUNTIES WITH NEEDED RESOURCE CENTRAL NOTIFIES COUNTY CENTERS TO DISPATCH UNITS COUNTIES VERIFY RESPONSE TO CENTRAL CENTRAL NOTIFIES INCIDENT COMMAND
INCIDENT COMMAND/ LOCAL DISPATCH CENTER CENTRAL DISPATCH CENTER COUNTY EOC STATE EOC
NEW INTITATIVES OFCA & Ohio Response Plan Broaden resource database Expansion of IMAT Teams Streamline EMAC response procedures Participate with Mutual Aid Plans in other states.