MABAS-IL conducts exercises and validations in conjunction with the Illinois Terrorism Task Force (ITTF) and other agencies. MABAS-IL exercises always includes multiple MABAS Divisions.If you are interested in conducting a multi-Divisional exercise, please review the resources and links listed below and contact the MABAS-IL NIMS, Training and Exercise Branch Chief for further information:
MABAS-IL Branch ChiefNIMS, Training and Exercises217-741-5632
MABAS (Mutual Aid Box Alarm System) in partnership with IEMA (Illinois Emergency Management Agency) have established a statewide, non-discriminatory mutual aid response system for fire, EMS and specialized incident operational teams. Sharing the effort are representatives from the Office of the State Fire Marshal, Department of Public Health - EMS Division and Illinois Fire Chiefs Association. The system defines a resource response plan to any location within the state when the Governor orders a Declaration of Disaster. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed on January 16, 2001, a first in Illinois history.
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