Mutual Aid Box Alarm System

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Mutual Aid Box Alarm SystemMABAS stands for Mutual Aid Box Alarm System.

The Orland Fire Protection District provides mutual aid to and receives mutual aid from other fire departments. Mutual aid received is noted in other areas of this report. Along with handling incidents within Orland jurisdiction, the Orland Fire Protection District is regularly requested to assist surrounding agencies with their incidents. The request may be to cover a fire station for subsequent incidents or to assist with personnel and equipment on the scene. A single incident can be taxing to the resources of any fire department which has resulted in mutual aid agreements pre-arranging the assistance prior to an incident and specifying who responds with what personnel, apparatus and equipment. The Orland Fire Protection District is a member of MABAS Division 19.

For more information on, visit www.mabas-il.org.