The Incident Commander requests technical assistance Notify the SFFR shift commander immediately Report to the Minnehaha or Lincoln County Emergency Management Representative Notify Fire Car 2 or the on call chief officer and advise of the situation The Incident Commander requests technical and tactical on-scene assistance of equipment and personnel Notify the SFFR shift commander immediately. The shift commander will determine what SFFR resources will be dispatched Notify the Minnehaha or Lincoln County Emergency Management Representative Refer to SFFR SOP400.1 for operational and training guidelines at hazardous materials incidents Contact the SFFR shift commander if there are any questions concerning the nature of a hazardous material product release or spill or for determining what units should be dispatched South Dakota First Responder Hazardous Material Incident Information Requests SFFR will provide emergency responders technical and operational support at the scene of hazardous materials incidents - Incident Commanders will complete proper documentation for recording the incident. Response guidance given to assist in the selection of an appropriate action plan, and any assistance in identifying and locating resources need to be documented. When calls are received from first response agencies requesting technical assistance for hazardous material incidents, the call will be transferred to a SFFR shift commander. A minimum of the following information will be obtained:
Name of the requesting agency/organization Name of the Incident Commander Return telephone number Nature of the incident General questions regarding hazardous materials would not generate an incident cc number. Requests for assistance of an incident would generate an incident cc number.