Waldo County Incident Management Assistance Team (Type 4)

The Waldo County Incident Management Assistance Team was formed in June 2006 in order to provide a trained team of incident command staff to augment the incident command structure formed for an emergency or disaster event. Each muncipality in Waldo County provides an Incident Commander and Operations Officer. The Waldo County Type 4 IMAT will augment the muncipal IC team and provide additional personnel for the Command Staff, Planning, Logistics and Finance/Admin for the first day of operations.

The Waldo County IMAT utilizes a converted ambulance as a mobile command post to establish an Incident Command Post. The Waldo County ICP currently has an inband repeater, a portable repeater, two mobiles with land and sea frequencies, an aviation radio, a mobile data terminal, and satellite and cellular telephone capability.

CURRENT WALDO COUNTY IMAT MEMBERS

NameNormal DutyLocal Unit
Jeff ArcherFire ChiefTown of Brooks
Ted BartlettEMA DeputyWaldo County
Jim DittmeierEMA Director/Fire ChiefTown of Searsport
Rick FarrisEMA VolunteerWaldo County
Syrena GatewoodEMA VolunteerWaldo County
Kurt KuntzmanMarine CrewUSCG
Mike LarriveeRCC Dispatch Shift SupervisorWaldo County
Amanada MorganEMA VolunteerWaldo County
Cory MorseEMS ChiefTown of Searsport
Keith NealleyFire OfficerTown of Monroe
Fred PorterPolice Chief/EMA Director/EMS ChiefTown of Islesboro
Peter QuimbyFire OfficerTown of Thorndike
Larry RaymondEMA Director/Fire ChiefTown of Troy
Dale RowleyEMA DirectorWaldo County
Olga RumneyEMA Deputy DirectorWaldo County
Matt ShawEMA Director/Fire ChiefTown of Knox
    INCIDENTS THAT MAY UTILIZE THE IMAT
  • Oil/Fuel Spill greater then 500 gallons.
  • An oil spill in the ocean.
  • Non-Petroleum Hazardous Materials Release (Chlorine, Ammonia, Sulfuric Acid, etc)
  • Suspicious Substance, such as an identified white power
  • An actual Explosion (accidental or intentional) or an actual Explosive Device located
  • Any School Shooting or Bomb Threat that causes an evacuation
  • Aircraft Crash (any size), Ship/Boat Sinking or Train Derailment
  • Hostage Incident
  • Any suspected Terrorist Attack (foreign or domestic terrorists)
  • Riot/Mass Civil Disturbance
  • Mass Casualty Incident (5 or more injured and/or dead)
  • Forest Fire, Large
  • A structure fire involving an evacuation of at least 20 people (such as a school or hotel)
  • Dam Breech or Bridge Collapse
  • Building Collapse that traps or injures people or causes utility/transportation disruption
  • Planned Event

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