In the Know – February, 2024 Newsletter

Notes for the Month!
  • We want to congratulate Ron “Z” Zawlocki has retired from the Task Force. His legacy will live on for generations of firefighters and technical rescue specialists.
  • The Operational Exercise is only a couple months away! Thank you to everyone who has signed up for one of the two options! If you haven’t signed up yet, please do so as soon as possible!
  • Task Books are available at the website. Be sure to to check for all the positions for which you are qualified.
  • Thanks to everyone for responding to the Connect Rocket test! Please continue to do so during the monthly notification tests.

The Search Section traveled to the MAAC Emergency Services Training Facility in Valparaiso Indiana for a weekend of technical search and canine search specific training. The facility has a variety of training props and adds new ones every year.

A Useful Links

Every disaster responder should be familiar with and able to use a compass.  For an excellent, short refresher on compass use, check out this video:

There are no hard and fast rules on hypothermia, but it can occur at 50 degrees and at even warmer temperatures if you are wet and/or it is windy.

Are you having trouble accessing the members section of the website?
Contact Joe Chopski at [email protected] for assistance!

f you are on Facebook, be sure to ‘Like” Michigan Mutual Aid Box Alarm System!

Have you joined MI-TF1 private Facebook group yet?  If not, contact Rayanne at [email protected] to be added!

Please be sure all requests for backfill for any TF or Section Training is submitted to [email protected] as soon as is possible.  Thank you!

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