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Emergency Response Codes

The following are the typical codes used to describe the type of incident the Fire Department responds to.

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CODE DESCRIPTION
1RED 1 UNIT, CODE RED
3RED 1 ENGINE, 1 LADDER, 1 CHIEF
4RED 2 Engines, 1 Ladder, 1 Chief
ADV ADVISED
AFAxx AUTO FIRE ALARM
AIRCR AIRCRAFT CRASH
ALBELL ALARM BELL RINGING
AMA AUTO MEDICAL ALARM
AMB AMBULANCE TRANSFERED TO AMR, ADVISED
AUTxxx AUTOMATIC AID TO OTHER FIRE DIST
AWWxxx ASSAULT W/WEAPONS
BARK BEAUTY BARK FIRE
BOAT BOAT UNDER 50', UNKNOWN SITUATION
BOATF BOAT UNDER 50' ON SHORE/MARINA - FIRE OR RESCUE
BOATFW BOAT UNDER 50' ON WATER-FIRE OR RESCUE
BOATW BOAT UNDER 50' ON WATER
BRSH BRUSH FIRE
BRSHX BRUSH FIRE WITH EXPOSURE
CAR CAR FIRE
CHIM CHIMNEY FIRE
CO ACTIVATED CO DETECTOR
DUMP DUMPSTER FIRE
DUMPX DUMPSTER FIRE WITH EXPOSURE
ELEC ELECTRICAL PROBLEM
FIB FIRE IN BUILDING
FIBHB FIRE IN BUILDING, HOUSE BOAT
FIBRE FIRE IN SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENCE
FIBRES FIRE IN SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENCE
FOS FOOD ON STOVE
FOSO FOOD ON STOVE, OUT-BY-OCCUPANT
FUELS FUEL SPILL
FURN FURNACE, OVERHEATED OR BELT
GARAG GARAGE FIRE OR SHED DETACHED
HAZxxx HAZARDOUS MATERIAL, SPILL-LEAK
ILBURN ILLEGAL BURN
INVxxx INVESTIGATION
MARINA FIRE IN MARINA
MCI MULTIPLE CASUALTY INCIDENT
MED MEDIC RESPONSE
MED1 SINGLE MEDIC UNIT
MED14 MULTIPLE MEDIC RESPONSE  14 PERSON RULE
MED7 MEDIC RESPONSE, 7 PERSON RULE 
[provide a minimum of 7 members for resuscit
MONOF MONORAIL FIRE ON THE BEAM
MUxxx MUTUAL AID, AID RESPONSE
MVAxxx MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT
NGLxxx NATURAL GAS LEAK
NGOxxx NATURAL GAS ODOR
ODOR ODOR
PIERF PIER FIRE
PSAP NO EMERGENCY EVENT
RESxxx RESCUE
RESCI RESCUE, CAVE IN
RUBISH RUBBISH FIRE, NO EXPOSURE
SHED SHED FIRE - DETACHED
SHIPS SHIP FIRE 50' ON SHORE/PIER
SHIPSH SHIP FIRE 50' ON SHORE/PIER
SHIPW SHIP FIRE 50' ON WATER
SHIPWA SHIP FIRE 50' ON WATER
SPILL SPILL/LEAK, NON-HAZMAT
TANKER TANKER FIRE
TNKFRM TANK FARM
TRAINxxx TRAIN ACCIDENT
TRANSF TRANSFORMER
TUNxxx TUNNEL RESPONSE
VAULT VAULT FIRE (ELECTRICAL)
WATxxx WATER JOB/BOAT TAKING ON WATER
WATMI WATER JOB, MINOR
WIRES WIRES DOWN

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Last Modified:   October 09, 2007

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