Frequently Asked Questions

 The Red Center at (734) 477-6400 – this is the emergency dispatch center for MI-MABAS

Yes, it is the only fire service resource that can respond and be self-sustaining for 10-days.

The requesting community or the responsible party.

Technical rescue, technical and canine search, disaster medical emergency care, structural engineers.

The high cost of training personnel and equipment for high-risk but low-frequency responses.

 Local fire department personnel and qualified private members.

 Highly trained personnel that use their skills in their community daily with available equipment.

Michigan Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (Government entity) is the sponsoring agency for MI-TF1.

MI-TF1 members are training locally or on their own time.