"Our mutual aid districts work together even out of their own districts if help is needed. Auto 2 departments called for structure fires. 911 won't dispatch the closest department if it's not in that mutual aid district, instead…"
"We are surrounded by Union fully paid departments, but work well with them on Mutual Aid calls. They know when we show up, we are there to work. All departments,districts and so forth are mandated here to respond where ever they are dispatched to…"
"mutual aid only works if all the halls in a certain area have the same training and resources,we were just approached for a mutual aid agreement between four fire departments as our department is the most established the problem arises that we would…"
"we run mutual aid with a small town like us right accross the road from us and we run mutual aid with 2 other towns one is about 5 miles away and onother is about 10 miles away we as a dept like to work with other depts we always call another dept…"
"We are supposed to have automatic mutual aid on structure fires. Most of the time it depends on which dispatcher is on the console. If we know we have a working fire and mutual aid wasn't toned out, the officer on the engine will request what…"
"Our county works with Mutual Aid and Automatic Aid. The agency that I volunteer for right now and work full time for next week has 95% of the county, Amador Fire Protection District. All the rest of the depts. are city or…"
"Our county has a grid system. Each department sets up alarms for each grid. Most structure fires are dual dispatch, so you have a second department coming. Then if you need more help you ask the county to give you your second alarm, or the OIC can…"
"we have agreements with sevral departments. if we need them our dispatch can call for us. it works really good. infact almost all surrounding jurisdictions went to the same radio system in there trucks."
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