Long Beach (CA) Fire Department USAR Regional Task Force Conducts Exercise

01/19/2010
Recently a Mobilization Exercise (MOBEX) of two Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Regional Task Forces (RTFs), comprised of 29 highly trained members was conducted at the Long Beach (CA) Fire Training Center. The MOBEX involved members of the Office of Emergency Services (OES) (US&R) RTF 2 comprised of (Area E – Vernon, Downey, Montebello, Santa Fe Springs, and Compton) and RTF 3 (Area F – Long Beach) with air support provided from the United States Coast Guard and Los Angeles Sheriff’s Airship 5.  The drill included multiple complex dispatch locations: Port of Long Beach, Downey Studios, and the Long Beach Fire Training Center. The drill si...

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