Model Procedures for Response of Emergency Vehicles During Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

Flooding in Marblehead, MA caused by Hurricane Sandy. The Birkes ( CC 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

This guide provides guidance to chief officers to establish a policy for response before, during and after hurricanes and coastal storms to:

  • Minimize the risk to fire/EMS personnel.
  • Protect the human, physical and cyber infrastructure critical to safeguard a community. 

This guidance provides a common framework departments may use to build a local protocol tailored to a specific community.