The mission of Michigan MABAS is to coordinate the effective and efficient intrastate and interstate mobilization and deployment of fire, emergency medical services, and special operations mutual aid resources, during natural and man-made emergencies and disasters.
The Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS) is a statewide mutual aid agreement that covers liability and authority to receive and provide mutual aid to other Fire Departments that have signed the MABAS Agreement. These department resources that come from across the state or in the neighboring community.
Through mutual aid, MI-MABAS has the capability to provide emergency response locally or statewide when lives, property or the environment is threatened by man-made, technological or natural disasters or emergencies by deploying fire resources, emergency medical services, technical rescue teams, hazardous materials teams and other special rescue operations needed and requested by the host/stricken community.
The Michigan Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MIMABAS) agreement is a mutual aid agreement between fire departments throughout the state of Michigan. The agreement is allowed under the Urban Cooperation Act of 1967.
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