Air Support Units

Quantity

11

Capabilities

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

Division
Locations

1, 3, 5, 16, 24, 25, 31, 35, 41, 45, 54

All-Terrain Utility Vehicles

Quantity

70

Capabilities

6 X 6 Polaris Ranger on trailer. Can tow its own trailer. Equipment on each unit varies, as chosen by division

Division
Locations

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

Decontamination Vehicles

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 hazardous materials or weapons of mass destruction incident. Each unit 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.

Quantity

25

Capabilities

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

Division
Locations

1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 26, 28, 31, 32, 36, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 55

Divisional Expedient Shelter Systems

Quantity

68

Capabilities

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

Division
Locations

Each division

Double Deck Boat Trailer

Quantity

17

Capabilities

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

Division
Locations

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.

Emergency Medical Support-Morgue Truck

Quantity

1

Capabilities

A self-contained morgue truck for use in fatality management and MCI Incidents.

50 Backboards. 

100 Cadaver bags

Division
Locations

MABAS Readiness Center

EMS Triage/Treatment Vehicle

Quantity

1

Capabilities

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

Division
Locations

MABAS Readiness Center

Generator Light Tower

Quantity

82

Capabilities

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

Division
Locations

Each Division (Cook County divisions have 2 units each), US&R

Hazardous Materials Team

Quantity

33

Capabilities

A 10 person statewide deployable team with monitoring/detection, containment, and mitigation of up to Level A Hazardous Materials response. All teams have standardized training and equipment.

Division
Locations

1, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 31, 32, 35, 36, 40, 41, 42, 43, 45, 46, 47, 48, 50/56

Incident Management (IMAT) Supply Trailer

Quantity

69

Capabilities

Carries Incident Management forms and supplies for deployed teams.

Division
Locations

Each division, MABAS Readiness Center

Mechanic’s Vehicle & Fuel Pup

Quantity

1

Capabilities

Holds 920 gallons of fuel.

Division
Locations

MABAS Readiness Center

Mission Support Unit (MSU)

Quantity

4

Capabilities

The MABAS Mission Support Units (MSU) are completely self-contained credentialing units that can also be used to support command and control functions and provide meeting space.

Mission Support Unit (MSU) 1.3.2024

Division
Locations

North (Division 1 at the MRC), Northwest (Division 29), Central (Division 36), and South (Division 45)

Mobile Ventilation Units

Quantity

8

Capabilities

100 hp fan motor on 18 foot elevating, 360 degree rotating, and tilting stalk.

Used for hi-rise ventilation, confined space ventilation, mass decontamination/cooling (with an attachment for hose), toxic gas dissolution, etc

Division
Locations

1, 8, 10, 27, 28, 32, 45, 48

Passenger Van

Quantity

1

Capabilities

Available to move first responders for incident responses

This vehicle is housed at the MABAS MRC

Capacity is eleven (11) passengers plus one (1) driver max

There is no special driver’s license needed for this van

MABAS does not have designated bus drivers available

 

Division
Locations

MABAS Readiness Center

Sector Scan Sonar

Quantity

Capabilities

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

Division
Locations

2, 4, 8, 12, 15, 19, 36

Side Scan Sonar

Quantity

Capabilities

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

Division
Locations

4, 15, 16, 24, 36, 41, 56

Technical Rescue Team (TRT)

Quantity

29

Capabilities

A 10 person statewide deployable team with collapse, high angle, confined space, and below grade rescue capabilities. All teams have standardized training and equipment.

Division
Locations

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28, 32, 36, 41, 43, 44, 45, 46, 48

TENT CiTY

Quantity

3

Capabilities

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.

Division
Locations

MABAS Readiness Center

Urban Search & Rescue Team

Quantity

Capabilities

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.

contact info:
US&R Operations Branch Manager
Patrick Hardin
hardin@mabas-il.org

US&R Administration Branch Manager
Joseph Moore
moore@mabas-il.org

Division
Locations

US&R Bus

Quantity

1

Capabilities

Primary use is for US&R personnel transportation

Capacity is 15 passengers and 1 driver Maximum

Available for First Responder transport for incident responses

Bus drivers must possess a valid driver’s license with a passenger endorsement

MABAS does not have designated bus drivers available

 

 

Division
Locations

MABAS Readiness Center

Utility Trailer

Quantity

2

Capabilities

Utility trailer for moving supplies and equipment.

Division
Locations

MABAS Readiness Center

Utility Truck

Quantity

2

Capabilities

General use heavy-duty utility box trucks

Division
Locations

MABAS Readiness Center

Warehouse Trailers

Quantity

7

Capabilities

18,000 items – various supplies, including generators, chain saws, shovels, brooms, cots, sleeping bags, tarps, hand tools, gloves, goggles, trash cans, etc.

Division
Locations

MABAS Readiness Center 10 28 31 35 45 48

Water Robot

Quantity

3

Capabilities

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

Division
Locations

One unit in Division 1, One in Division 3, and One in Division 24