MABAS-IL ASSET DESCRIPTIONS

Decontamination Vehicles – 25 Statewide​​​

These specifically outfitted decontamination trucks support local units of government to allow fire departments to provide expedient mass decontamination of victims at the scene of a hazardous materials or weapons of mass destruction incident. Twenty-five identical units are deployed throughout Illinois. Each is supplied with materials to process 200 initial victims. Cook County Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) participated in this purchase with three of the 25 units.

Capabilities: Mass decontamination – up to 200 people with supplies on board. Shower and hygiene facilities. Exterior, under-awning, misting nozzles for cooling.

Location by Division: 1 3 4 6 8 12 15 17 19 20 21 22 24 28 31 32 36 43 44 45 46 47 48 54 55

Warehouse Trailers – 7 Statewide

Capabilities: 18,000 items - various supplies, including generators, chain saws, shovels, brooms, cots, sleeping bags, tarps, hand tools, gloves, goggles, trash cans, etc.
Location by Division: MABAS Readiness Center 10 28 31 35 45 48

Generator Light Tower – 82 Statewide

20 Kw diesel-powered with 4 – 1000 w floodlights.

Locations: each division (Cook County divisions have 2 units each), US&R

Air Compressor Cascade – 11 Statewide

Compressor/manifold system with adaptors for all SCBA and SCUBA.

Location by Division: 3 5 11 16 21 25 31 35 41 45 54

Divisional Expedient Shelter Systems - 68

Trailer with one Western Shelter tent and HVAC. Space for additional equipment. Each tent accommodates 20 responders.

Location: Each division

All Terrain Utility Vehicle - 70

6 X 6 Polaris Ranger on trailer. Can tow its own trailer.

Location: Each division, US&R (2, including 1 for medical transportation)

Mobile Ventilation Units – 8 Statewide

100 hp fan motor on elevating, rotating, and tilting stalk. Used for hi-rise ventilation, confined space ventilation, mass decontamination/cooling (with attachment for hose), toxic gas dissolution, etc.

Location by Division: 1, 8, 10, 27, 28, 32, 45, 48

TENT CiTY - 3

Semi trailer with 10 Western Shelter 19’ X 35’ tents, HVAC, cots and accessories. Built in generator to power all ten tents. Accommodates 200 responders.

Location: MABAS Readiness Center – 3 trailers

Cross Contamination Trailer - 1

Personal Protective Equipment and supplies for mitigating blood borne and other exposure.

Location: MABAS Readiness Center

Personal Protective Equipment Trailer - 1

660 Millennium masks, 1800 canisters, and accessories.

Location: MRC

Double Deck Boat Trailer - 17

One inflatable and one rigid hull boat with 40 hp motors and safety/rescue equipment.

Locations: Divisions, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16, 19, 24, 36, 41, 56, US&R (2). Note: one trailer with 6 inflatable boats at MABAS Readiness Center.

Technical Rescue Team (TRT)

10-20 person statewide deployable team with collapse, high angle, confined space, and below grade rescue capability. All teams are trained and equipped identically.

Divisions: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 (CART Gold), 15 (CART Green), 16, 16 (CART Silver), 17, 18, 19 (CART Blue), 19 (CART Black), 20, 21, 21 (CART Red), 24, 25, 26, 27 (CART Gray), 28, 32, 36, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 48, 53.

Hazardous Materials Team

10-20 person statewide deployable team with monitoring/detection, containment, and mitigation of up to Level A Hazardous Materials. All teams are trained and equipped identically.

Divisions: 1 (East – CCCERT), 1 (West – HMMRT), 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 15 (2 teams), 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 28, 31, 32, 35, 36, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 54, 55, 56.

Urban Search & Rescue Team

Modeled after and compliant with FEMA Type 1 US&R standards, the team is 240 members divided into three platoons. Self-sustaining for 72 hours. Provides heavy construction search and rescue capabilities. Internal planning, logistics, structural stability assessment, medical and hazardous materials monitoring.

Mission Support Unit (MSU) – 5

Mobile office space for Incident Command function, credentialing, etc. On board generator, heat, A/C, etc. 5 Units statewide.

Locations: South, Central, and MABAS Readiness Center.

Incident Management (IMAT) Supply Trailer - 69

Carries Incident Management forms and supplies for deployed teams.

Location: Each division, MABAS Readiness Center.

Emergency Medical Support -1

Medical supplies, Mass Casualty supplies, 100 patient backboards, field morgue, medical examiner suite/supplies.

Location: MABAS Readiness Center

EMS Triage/Treatment Vehicle - 1

US&R asset with 3 fully equipped treatment suites, dual equipped ALS capability.

Location: MABAS Readiness Center

Logistics Support - 1

Supplies for 500 responders for 72 hours; MRE’s, latex gloves, personal hygiene kits, safety glasses, coolers, water jugs, folding chairs.

Location: MABAS Readiness Center

Mechanic’s Vehicle & Fuel Pup - 1

Utility Truck 2

Acquired 2014. General use heavy duty utility vehicle.

Location: MABAS Readiness Center

US&R Bus - 1

Acquired 2014. US&R personnel transportation.

Location: MABAS Readiness Center

RAD 57 -68

Portable, battery operated carbon monoxide meter. Analyzes the percentage of oxygen and CO levels in the blood.

Location: All divisions

Porta Count Fit Test Machines - 30

Provides accurate fit testing for PPE, SCBA, and Millenium masks.

Locations by Division:1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 41, 43, 44, 45, 47, 48, 51, 52, 53, 55

Area RAE – All HAZ MAT TEAMS

Monitors/Analyze air quality and travel distance of unknown “plume” of an hazardous material in and around an incident.

All Haz Mat Teams

HAZMAT ID – All HAZ MAT TEAMS

Computerized device that analyzes unknown solid or liquid substances.

All Haz Mat Teams

Water Robot – 2

Remotely operated underwater high resolution imaging device, sonar helps locate and navigate to victims even in zero visibility; allows operator to manipulate interlocking saw to retrieve victims or evidence.

Location – one in Division 3, one in Division 24

Side Scan Sonar

Towed array sonar provides real time underwater images with high clarity for search, rescue, and recovery.

Location – Divisions 4, 15, 16, 24, 36, 41, 56

Sector Scan Sonar

Provides down-looking sonar to locate and identify underwater structures and items.

Location – Divisions 2, 4, 8, 12, 15, 19, 36

Leader Sentry Movement Monitor – 8

Lazer operated safety device that monitors building movement during Technical Rescue/Structural Collapse operations. ​​​​​
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