(A) The pri­ma­ry func­tion of ESDA Res­cue Ser­vices is to pro­vide any, and all types of spe­cial­ized needs in time of nat­ur­al and/or man made disasters.

(B) ESDA Res­cue Squad is main­tained and con­trolled by the Union Coun­ty Coor­di­na­tor of the local ESDA or any oth­er per­son­nel appoint­ed to a posi­tion of respon­si­bil­i­ty with­in this Coun­ty agency by said ESDA Coordinator.

(C) This squad is respon­si­ble for pro­vid­ing safe and prompt pri­ma­ry Res­cue ser­vices to all Union Coun­ty cit­i­zens, or vis­i­tors, through­out any incor­po­rat­ed or unin­cor­po­rat­ed areas of Union County,Illinois.

(D) Union Coun­ty Res­cue Ser­vices shall be respon­si­ble for ini­tial response with­in Union Coun­ty bound­aries and pro­vide pri­ma­ry Res­cue ser­vices in all instances.

(E) Any devi­a­tion from this pro­ce­dure rests with the Coor­di­na­tor of the Union Coun­ty ESDA or prop­er­ly appoint­ed personnel.

(F) Requests for Mutu­al Aid assis­tance is sum­ma­rized in Arti­cle II.