Southwest airlines consolidating reservation centers
April 19, 1995: Twenty years ago, 9-1-1 Magazine covered the Oklahoma City bombing aftermath from the perspective of the 9-1-1 dispatchers who were working that morning, from the report of the first (of eleven) FEMA Urban Search & Rescue Task Forces to respond to begin rescue operations, and from the perspective of critical incident stress management for responders.
Members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Task Force, including county firefighters and civilian physicians, canine search specialists and structural engineers who served for ten days in Oklahoma, found that participating in their department’s well-orchestrated Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) program provided them with a clear awareness of the impact of traumatic exposure, strengthening their ability to heal the heartache. We received a few EMS calls and dispatched companies for first-aid. Our office is located six blocks west of the incident. Approximately 98% of the phone calls we were receiving were from automatic alarm companies.
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HSC Programs transitioned to a new medical provider for 2018. HSC departments should be using the latest version of the HSC Freeze Form that was made available in December 2017.
The bombing of the Federal Building on Oklahoma City set into motion a tremendous emergency response, from the local public safety crews to federal emergency management personnel, including Urban Search And Rescue (USAR) teams from across the nation.
The first USAR team to arrive in Oklahoma City was that of the Phoenix, Arizona, Fire Department.
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Upon their arrival firefighters were confronted with heavy smoke and fire showing from a one-story single family dwelling.
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