Frequently Asked Questions
Any local community that is overwhelmed by an emergency.
Yes, it is the only fire service resource that can respond and be self-sustaining for 10-days.
The requesting community or the responsible party.
Technical rescue, technical and canine search, disaster medical emergency care, structural engineers.
The high cost of training personnel and equipment for high risk but low frequency responses.
Local fire department personnel and qualified private members.
Highly trained personnel that use their skills in their community daily with available equipment.
Michigan Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (Government entity) is the sponsoring agency for MI-TF1.
Yes, MI-TF1 is operating from Hurricanes Irma, Florence and Dorian deployment funds in the short term.
MI-TF1 has stopped paying all part-time staff and formal trainings/exercising has been suspended.
MI-TF1 members are training locally or on their own time.
Request assistance from Ohio, Illinois or Indiana.