DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(052321C)-MAF DISASTER DRILL TRAINING

MIDLAND, TEXAS/MAY 23, 2021-ON FRIDAY, MAY 21ST, THE MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL AIR AND SPACE PORT HELD A DISASTER DRILL TRAINING. MIDLAND POLICE AND THE MIDLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT ALONG WITH ODESSA FIRE RESCUE PARTICIPATED IN TRAINING SESSION. DUE TO COVID-19 THE AIRCRAFT NORMALY USED WAS SUBSTITUED FOR A SCHOOL BUS. AIR INFLATED PLASTIC MANIQUINS WERE USED AS VICTIMS, AND MIDLAND FIRE CADETS WERE USED AS WALKING WOUNDED.

(JAMES LARY, AIRCRAFT RESCUE FIREFIGHTING CHIEF-MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL AIR & SPACE PORT)

THE DISASTER DRILL TRAINING ALLOWS FIRE, EMS, HAZMAT, LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO WORK TOGETHER ALONG SIDE TEXAS DPS AND THE FBI.

(JAMES LARY, AIRCRAFT RESCUE FIREFIGHTING CHIEF-MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL AIR & SPACE PORT)

THE FAA PROVIDES A CHECK LIST TO AIRPORT OPERATIONS AND TO AIRPORT FIRE-RESCUE PERONNEL OF THE THINGS THAT NEED TO BE ACHIEVED DURING THE TRAINING EXERCISE.

(JAMES LARY, AIRCRAFT RESCUE FIREFIGHTING CHIEF-MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL AIR & SPACE PORT)

WHEN THE DISASTER DRILL TRAINING IS COMPLETED, A CRITICLE INCIDENT STRESS DEBRIEFING OCCURS TO EVALUATE ANY MENTAL STRESSES A FIRST RESPONDERS MAY EXPERIENCE DURING THE EXERCISE.

(JAMES LARY, AIRCRAFT RESCUE FIREFIGHTING CHIEF-MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL AIR & SPACE PORT)

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

 

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Author: Danny Barrera