Michigan Fire Departments plan big emergency preparedness exercise

Hundreds of firefighters from around Michigan will take part in an emergency preparedness exercise on the heels of the 12th anniversary of 9/11. The Michigan Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS) exercise will test communications systems and coordination efforts of a statewide call out of fire departments. MABAS will begin the mutual aid exercise at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 15. Locally, fire resources from the two Oakland County MABAS Divisions, one MABAS Division from Wayne County, and one … [Read more...]