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Joint CAD Incident Tracking System


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Revision as of 18:06, 20 May 2011

The Joint CAD Incident Tracking system is a partnership between Washington County Consolidated Communications Agency and Clackamas County Communications in the State of Oregon, providing up-to-date information regarding fire and medical-related incidents in both counties.

A link to the Washington County Fire & EMS feed from the RadioRefernce.com Live Audio Feeds is located on the front page, allowing anyone with an internet connection to both hear and see calls as they are dispatched.

A sceenshot of the Joint CAD Incident Tracking system with calls in both Washington and Clackamas Counties.

Contents

Unit IDs

Common & Known Unit IDs

Washington County

Unit ID Description Notes
AMR American Medical Response – Notification Used as a dispatch ID; when a unit is assigned, a three digit combination will be added to this (i.e. AMR212) – In addition, calls within TVF&R’s boundaries that also lie within Multnomah County, POMAR is used instead, indicating a Portland AMR unit (generally M300 or higher)
ALM / ALARM Alarm Designator Designates what alarm level the current incident is at (1ALM, 2ALM, etc) – Note that medical calls can have multiple alarms and are designated with an extra M (2ALMM)
AIR Air Trailer AIR333 out of Sherwood is the only known unit
BR Brush Rig
C Battalion Chief / Duty Chief / Chief Some department duty chiefs have four digit unit IDs instead of C (i.e. Banks:1300)
BOAT Boat (Water Rescue) Used when the crew of a Water Rescue unit are on the water
CAR TVF&R Response Car Unique – Read about them here
CAS Air Truck Unique - Air/rehab unit that responds to assignments in West county districts and responds from Cornelius (Cascade 8)
CHAP Department chaplain notification Washington County chaplains may respond with a three or four digit ID - TVF&R:2144; Cornelius: 831; etc.
E Engine Units foreign to WCCCA district boudaries are preceeded with the first letter of their department (PE (Portland), AUE (Aurora), CE (Canby), etc); In addition, reserve engines are given an R at the end (i.e. E60R)
FDBC Fire Defense Board Chief
FDL Fire Dispatch Liaison
GEN4 Forest Grove General Tones Unique – Pages volunteers to staff station(s) and/or apparatus
HB Heavy Brush Rig Carries more water, tools, manpower, etc than a standard BR - Generally a Type 3 Engine
HM Hazmat Unit
HR Heavy Rescue Carries specalized rescue tools that engine companies do not carry
HS Heavy Squad TVF&R HS66 is the district’s CBRNE unit
IMT Incident Management Team Notification Notification / page(s) an overhead team consisting of several specialists trained to help mitigate and manage large-scale incidents
INFO Information Information about a call – for dispatchers and responding agencies’ eyes only!
INV Investigator Usually preceded by the department they are assigned to (Hillsboro: HFINV, Forest Grove: FFINV)
LB Light Brush Rig
LIFE Lifeflight Notification Denotes standby, activation, and activity of responding Lifeflight helicopters - Note that WCCCA may use LIFE and LIFE2 interchangeably, regardless of the responding helo
LT Light Trailer Unique – Light trailer operating out of Cornelius Station 8
MED ALS Medic Unit TVF&R runs three medic units as a two-man rescue; when MetroWest is not available, these can also be used to transport patients
METW / MW MetroWest Ambulance Notification / Unit Used to dispatch an ambulance on a call; once the unit is assigned, they become MW (i.e. MW51, MW76, etc) – The letter after the METW(A/B/C/D/E/F) has no real meaning to how or what units are dispatched
MX Medical Examiner
ODOT Department of Transportation Notification
PACU Pacific University Security Notification
PIO Public Information Officer
PU Pickup Sometimes doubles as a light brush rig
R Rescue
RHB Rehab Unit (Air Truck)
SFOR Oregon Department of Forestry Notification
SIREN Station siren activation
STA General station page / tone-out
SQT Telesquirt
SUP Support Vehicle
T Truck (Aerial Ladder)
TR Technical Rescue TR03 is at Hillsboro Station 3
TIMER Electronic incident timer
TSKFOR Task Force Not quite a full box/1st Alarm response - Once exclusive to TVF&R, most departments have now adopted this standard (i.e. Hillsboro: TSKFH, Forest Grove: TSKFG)
USAR Urban Search & Rescue USAR51 is at Sta. 51 in Tigard
USA Unified Sewage Agency notification
V Van used to haul volunteer personel or equipment to and from an incident
WCWR Wash. Co. Water Rescue Notification Page for water rescue team(s)
WR Water Rescue WR59 is located with Boat 59 at Sta. 59 in West Linn-Willamette
WT Water Tender
X Placeholder When dispatch needs to keep a call active, switch a unit, etc., X is used

Clackamas County

Unit ID Description Notes
AMR American Medical Response - Notification M205 thru M207 are normally used by CCOM as an initial dispatch ID, not necessarily indicating that unit will respond
AURORA Aurora Fire Notification When a call is received by CCOM in Aurora Fire’s boundary, this unit ID is used
AT Air Trailer
B / BC / C Battalion / Duty Chief / Chief Only Lake Oswego uses B for chief designation (Battalion 1) – Note that some department duty chiefs have four digit unit IDs instead of BC (i.e. 2501:Hoodland, 3809:Molalla)
BOEC Portland BOEC Notification When a call is received by CCOM that originates in Portland Fire & Rescue’s boundary, this ID is used
BR Brush Rig
BT Boat (Water Rescue) Used when the crew of a Water Rescue unit are on the water
CAVOL Canby Volunteer Page
CH / CHGRP Department chaplain notification
COMM1 Clackamas Fire Mobile Command Vehicle Unique - Generally responds on larger incidents within District 1
CTCSEC Clackamas Town Center Security Page Notifies mall security of an incident
D1SUPP Clackamas Fire Dist. #1 Support Unique - Call for volunteers within the district (usually on box assignments)
DR Dive Rescue There are two DRs in Clackamas County - DR214 in Lake Oswego and DR101 in Gladstone
E Engine Units foreign to CCOM district boudaries are followed with the first letter of their depeartment (EP (Portland), EG (Gresham), EC (Corbet), etc)
EMS Volunteer page for EMS When more EMS manpower is needed, this is used, followed by a two-letter department identifier - EMSCA (Canby), EMSMO (Molalla), etc
ETIME Electronic incident timer
HM Hazmat Unit
HR Heavy Rescue Carries specalized rescue tools that engine companies do not carry
HSQ Heavy Squad CCFD#1: HSQ4 is the equivalent of a HR; HSQ5 is a Special Operations unit (Hazmat/CBRNE)
INFO Information Information about a call – for dispatchers and responding agencies’ eyes only!
LFSTBY / LF Lifeflight Notification Denotes standby, activation, and activity of responding Lifeflight helicopters
LOCOM Lake Oswego Communications Notification When a call is received by CCOM in Lake Oswego's limits, this unit ID is used
M ALS Medic unit
NORCOM North Marion County Communications Notification When a call is received by CCOM in any of NORCOM's districts, this unit ID is used
NOTIFY Hoodland Fire Notification Used to notify the Hoodland Duty Chief of an incident on or near Mt. Hood
NWGAS Northwest Natural Gas notification
ODF Oregon Department of Forestry Notification
PGE Portland General Electric notification
PH38 Molalla Fire Station? Unknown
PIO Public Information Officer
PREV Clackamas Fire Dist. Fire Investigator
PW Local public works notification
QRT Quick Response Team Unknown
R Rescue
RAT AMR’s Reach & Treat Team Used in S&R events around the Mt. Hood National Forest
REDCRS American Red Cross Notification
RH / RHGRP Rehabilitation Unit (Air)
RRT Rope Rescue Team SARRT (Sandy), BRRRT (Boring), ESRRT (Estacada), HDRRT (Hoodland), MORRT (Molalla)
S / SQ Rescue Squad
SQT Telesquirt
TR Truck (Aerial Ladder) Note that like the E(ngine) and R(escue), foreign TRs will have a letter before the unit ID (i.e. TRP25)
TIP Trauma Intervention Program Unique to Clackamas County during crisis events
TOW Tow Company Used in conjunction with request for a tow and/or Pop-A-Lock
U Utility
USFS United States Forest Service notification
WR Water Rescue Unit
WRTEAM / CCWR Water Rescue Notification Page for water rescue team(s)
WATER Water Tender Callout
WF Working Fire
WT Water Tender

Other Units Not Listed

Throughout both counties, there are several units that have not been included in this list. For example, in Washington County, a fire investigator can have a three or four digit unit ID (TVF&R: 2514, Hillsboro: 115, Forest Grove: 4911), but they are not included here. While every attempt is made to identify common unit IDs, this is not a complete database or reference. The best way to know what unit is responding is by keeping an ear on your scanner.

External Links

Joint CAD Incident Tracking System


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