Henry County Emergency Management Agency's

Mobile Command Post and Hazardous Materials Response Trailer

This Unit is Currently Under construction, but has responded on multiple incidents to date

Inside Trailer 1

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The ERT (Emergency Response Trailer) is a 24 foot long 4 wheel trailer used to respond to emergencies with-in Henry County Indiana. The front 10 feet consists of a MCC (Mobile Command Center) and the rear 14 feet houses the counties Hazardous Materils Equipment.

The unit is staffed with VOLUNTEER/CAREER firefighters that respond in as a mutual aid response with the agency that is the primary agency at the incident.

The ERT COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM currently consists of two VHF radios, 1 Citizens Band radio and 1 HAM radio. It also has hook-ups for 2 hard wire telephones.

A Color TV and VCR that receive information from either an amplified color TV antenna or external inputs for onsite video cameras.


This allows the on-site OIC to see what the NEWS agencies are providing, expecially from helocopters that may provide the birds eye veiw. The onsite video allows monitoring of external events from inside the ERT.