Redwood Meadows Emergency Services
Redwood Meadows Emergency Services
The fire and rescue operations of Redwood Meadows, Alberta, Canada.
This feed includes Redwood Meadows Emergency Services' dispatch talkgroup on AFRRCS, talkgroup 1461.
Our Facebook page is http://www.facebook.com/RMESFire
Specific Redwood Meadows Emergency Services units and callsigns:
220 Engine - 2019 Fort Garry Spartan Metrostar fire engine (3600 liters water, 135 liters Class A foam). Responds with 5 personnel.
120 Engine - 2009 Kenworth/Pierce Contender fire engine (4500 liters water, 135 liters Class A foam). Responds with 4-6 personnel.
120 Tender - 2010 Peterbilt/Pierce Contender fire tanker (11375 liters water). Responds with 2 personnel.
120 Rescue - 2012 Pierce Encore rescue truck. Responds with 2-4 personnel.
120 Rapid Response - 2009 Dodge RAM 5500 1.5-ton 4x4 with water (1350 liters), pump, and light rescue equipment. Responds with 2-4 personnel.
120 Bush Buggy - 2005 GMC Silverado 1500 4x4 with water (900 liters) and pump. Responds with 1-4 personnel.
220 Bush Buggy - 2007 GMC Silverado 1500 4x4 with water (900 liters) and pump. Responds with 1-4 personnel.
120 UTV - 2011 Polaris Ranger 6x6 UTV. Responds companion to the Rapid Response Vehicle or Bush Buggy and uses that truck's personnel.
120 Chief - Chief of Department.
120 Deputy - Deputy Chief.
120 Training - Deputy Chief.
Other departments referenced may include:
Station 96 - Kananaskis Emergency Services
Station 145 - Tsuu T'ina First Nation Fire Department
Station 151 - Cochrane Fire Department
Station 167 - Ghost (Benchlands) Fire Station of Bighorn Emergency Services
Station 168 - Jamieson Road Fire Station of Bighorn Emergency Services
Station 169 - Exshaw Fire Station of Bighorn Emergency Services
Station 101 - Elbow Valley Fire Station of the Rocky View Fire Service
Station 102 - Springbank Fire Station of the Rocky View Fire Service
Station 103 - Bearspaw Fire Station of the Rocky View Fire Service
Station 105 - Madden Fire Station of the Rocky View Fire Service
Station 107 - Balzac Fire Station of the Rocky View Fire Service
Station 108 - Irricana Fire Station of the Rocky View Fire Service
Station 111 - Langdon Fire Station of the Rocky View Fire Service
Station 130 - Beiseker Fire Rescue
Station 165 - Stoney Nakoda First Nation Emergency Services
Canmore Fire - Canmore Fire Rescue
Foothills Station 6 - Priddis Fire Station of Foothills County Fire Services
Foothills Station 52 - Spruce Meadows Fire Station of Foothills County Fire Services
AERIAL - ladder truck
ATV or UTV or QUAD - off-road vehicle i.e. quad, 6x6, etc
AUXILIARY - utility vehicle (equipment/personnel transport)
BUSH BUGGY - 4x4 brush fire fighting truck
BOAT - watergoing vessel
ERU - Emergency Response Unit (personnel transport)
ENGINE - pumper truck
MEDIC - Ambulance service transport unit
PRU - Ambulance service quick-response/non-transport unit
PWC - Personal Water Craft (jet ski)
RESCUE - medical response/vehicle rescue/technical rescue unit
RAPID RESPONSE or RRV - Rescue support unit
TENDER - Water tanker
The fire service in this region does not use "ten codes" or other obfuscation methods. However, there are a few acronyms or similar identifiers in use.
AHS - Alberta Health Services (ambulance)
AQ or AIQ - Available in Quarters (at station)
AOR - Available on Radio
CO - Carbon Monoxide
COs - Conservation Officers (Alberta Sustainable Resources Development staff)
DF - District Familiarization (out on the air in the area)
EMS - see AHS
FRESC - Foothills Regional Emergency Services Communications
Forestry - Alberta Sustainable Resources Development Forest Protection Division staff
IaR - I Am Responding (alerting service)
KES - Kananaskis Emergency Services
LOI - Location of Interest (past history at address)
MVC - Motor Vehicle Collision
MCI - Mass Casualty Incident
RP - Reporting Party
RO - Registered Owner