ARMY - AR 420-90
FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES
|Publication Date:||4 October 2006|
This regulation applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve unless otherwise stated. It also applies to tenants, concessionaires, and contractors on Active Army installations, except as noted below. This regulation does not apply to- installations or parts thereof that have been licensed to the States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, District of Columbia, Territory of the Virgin Islands, and Guam for Army National Guard use; Civil works functions of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, except when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is operating on or using appropriated funds of military installations and activities; tenant Army activities where another military department or Government agency, such as the General Services Administration, maintains real property accountability and control or in areas outside the United States where Status of Forces Agreements or other country-to-country agreements may take precedence over this regulation.
This regulation covers Army policies and responsibilities covering all fire fighting (structural, aircraft, and wildland), emergency dispatching services by civilians or military, fire prevention (technical services), hazardous materials (HAZMAT), or chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosives (CBRNE) response, weapons of mass destruction (WMD), Global War on Terrorism, emergency medical services (EMS), rescue services, disaster preparedness, and ancillary services.