| This is a state-of-the-art van that will improve decision-making in real time, increasing the safety of operations | The Fire Extinguishing and Rescue Service of the Cartagena City Council has incorporated an Advanced Command Post van, to coordinate the search for lost people when there are large numbers of personnel conducting the investigations.With the acquisition of this vehicle in the SEIS fleet in Cartagena, it is possible to increase the management and command capacity in preventive services with a large influx of public and in large interventions, whether rescue or major fires or accidents, where evacuation is required.
, confine or rescue large numbers of people.It is a van that is designed so that 2 operators can work inside it or one alone, depending on the emergency and the available resources."This new vehicle that joins the fleet of vehicles of the Fire Extinguishing Service of Cartagena allows to have a powerful tool for emergency management and coordination, improving the flow of information between the area of ??action and the controls, which improves the decision-making in real time and increases the safety of operations for firefighters, reducing time, damage and improving communications, "said the Councilor for Citizen Security, Juan Pedro Torralba.ADVANTAGES OF THE ADVANCED CONTROL STATION VEHICLEThe incorporation of this vehicle offers multiple advantages for the Cartagena Fire and Rescue Service:-Allows to deploy an Advanced Command Post on the ground with the latest technologies on the market.-Improves the reliability of its interventions, allowing SEIS commanders to have greater control over emergencies and better coordination of their own or external means to the Fire Service.- It will allow integrating all the participants of an extinction, rescue and rescue operation on the spot, from the moment they arrive at the site, being able to act as a Media Reception Point.- Improve the management of complex emergencies and increase the speed of coordination of resources, both human and material, near the impact areas of a major emergency.-Increase the safety and effectiveness of rescue, fire fighting and prevention tasks.EQUIPMENTAmong the most outstanding equipment it has, it has a vision camera placed on a telescopic pole that allows recording and sending images in real time of the emergency.
It also has a meteorological station that will allow to know the real atmospheric conditions in the place.
It has two computers that will contain the most detailed information on Action Plans, Self-Protection, Cartography, manuals, etc.
It also has an A3 printer to print detailed plans, technical reports, supporting documents, characteristics of facilities and substances, etc.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cartagena