UTAH TASK FORCE 1

COMPOSITION


Multi-disciplinary organization:

Totally self-sufficient for the first 72 hours of operation. Full equipment cache to support the Task Force's operations. Supported by DHS/FEMA sponsored Incident Support Team.

CAPABILITIES

Capable of round-the-clock search and rescue operations (two 12-hour shifts).

Search operations:

Rescue operations in various types of structures:

Sophisticated medical treatment capabilities limited to:

Injured Task Force members; and Initial treatment of victims encountered during operations.

Technical support capabilities for Task Force operations:

Structural integrity assessments; Liaison with heavy equipment/crane operators; On and off site communication capabilities within Task Force, the Incident Support Team, and the local jurisdiction; and Hazardous materials assessments and decontamination.

Location


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