The dispatch of the Union County Rescue Squad will be done by the Union County Sheriff’s Office in Jonesboro, Illinois. ONLY!
After the need for any type of primary Rescue Service is determined, authorized personnel on the scene will contact the Union County Sheriff’s Office and request assistance from the Union County Rescue Squad; established and maintained by the Union County Emergency Services and Disaster Agency.
Authorized personnel shall consist of any police, ambulance, and fire personnel currently on the scene.
After the Union County Rescue Squad is en route, they are to contact the Union County Sheriff’s Office, who in turn will retone the Rescue Call. This will inform all Rescue personnel that the equipment van is on the way to the accident scene, or area of disaster that is requesting assistance. All other Union County Rescue Squad members will report to the scene.
Only designated personnel appointed by the Union County ESDA Coordinator will be able to request additional Rescue services for Mutual Aid from any other agency. These appointees will be responsible for this decision, and will be responsible for reporting all findings to the Union County ESDA Coordinator in person.