U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Federal Emergency Management Agency

Resource: Ambulance Task Force
Category: Health and Medical (ESF #8)
Kind: Team
Minimum Capabilities (Component) Minimum Capabilities
(Metric)
Type I Type II Type III Type IV Other
Supervisor  

1

1

1

1

 
Ambulances

 

5 Type I Ambulances;
Capable of transporting minimum of 10 litter patients total (2 per ambulance)

5 Type II Ambulances;
Minimum capability of
10 litter patients

5 Type III Ambulances;
Minimum capability of
10 litter patients

5 Type IV Ambulances;
Minimum capability of
10 litter patients

 

Comments:

Any combination of ambulances, within span of control, with common communications and a leader. This resource typing is used to distinguish between a Task Force of Ambulances and an Emergency Medical Task Force (any combination of resources).

 


National Mutual Aid & Resource Management Initiative
Emergency Medical Services