All operations are under the command and operational structure of Unified Fire Rescue (UFR). UFR has adopted and operates in accordance with NFPA 1720
(2020 edition) as amended for operational limitations.
The 2021 Hurricane season has closed. The 2022 deployment will be Rincon PR. As we evolve, our standards and protocols require updated skill sets. We are always in need of serious volunteers who can commit to deployment. Various levels of certification are needed. Please consider donating. Donations are tax deductable. We also need apparatus, rescues and equipment.
FEMA has issued guidlines for Hurricane disaster operations during Covid-19 pandemic. Our operations follow the protocols. The guidelines document can be found by clicking here FEMA COVID-19
Caribbean EMS and Life Safety.
Emergency Medical Service operations for resorts and private infrastructure in the Caribbean. Advanced Life Support, Basic Life Support, Marine Safety and Open Water Lifeguard service. Contact us today for more information on how we can provide your property service.
Staffing is a major issue for many EMS providers both public and private. Paramedic International can provide clinically compentent Nationally Registred state specific certified Paramedics and EMT basics for just about any type of assingment. We can provide short term staffing in the event of leave of absence issues. All staffing members are tested on National Registry skills by level of certification immediately prior to assingment. Advanced Life Support providers are remediated and tested on phramacology and medication administration.
Critical Care Crew
Competent Flight Medics and CCRNs are available for HEMS, fixed wing, offshore and austere deployment. Flight teams are available for worldwide transports.
Cal-Baja (Cali-Baja Mega Region)
Operating as a all hazards Fire-Life Safety agency for the Cali Baja Mega Region including ALS Transport , HEMS, Lifeguard Maritime Safety, Hazmat
(including Hazmat dive operations). Special operations response teams have the ability to deploy as far south as Cedros Island. In 2020 the Borderless Business Congress has moved to develop this region and we look forward to the opprotunity as an NGO to be an integral part of the region. More about the region can be found here
In 2020 plans with our strategic partners were implemented to build and operate a regional public safety training center in Roasartio Beach BCN. The facility will include a pool for professional public safety diver training, EMS training facility, ocean lifesaver training, Search and Rescue and Hazmat operations training. The area is approximately 100 miles of coastline that mirrors the coast from San Diego to Los Angeles. Coorperation and investment from the international agencies, foreign investors and Mexico will provide a coastal economic powehouse as well as a international resort and housing destination with modern contract life safety. This project has been delayed due to Covid-19 restrictions at the US Mexican border. Check back for updates
Unified Fire Rescue (UFR) operates as an all hazards Fire Rescue Department. Station 904 is located at Texas RM 1111/64 14 miles south of Interstate 10 and 7 miles north of the US/Mexican border and provides emergency services to the surrounding community and mutual aid to adjacent municipalities. Staffing is provided by minimally compensated Volunteer Fire Fighters and Rescue Personnel. Instructors are professionally certifed. The station also operates as the Fire Rescue, Search and Rescue training facility. Unified Fire Rescue has the resources to deploy equipment and cadre for disaster, wildland fire supression and contract operations. UFR is SAM – (Federal) System for Award Management registered for providing contract emergency services. Contract services affords us funding for equipment and facility improvements.
HAZMAT OPERATIONS. Hazmat Operations are performed in accordance with NFPA 472 and OSHA 1910.120. Hazmat teams can be requested under contract both nationally and internationally.
Hazmat operations training can be obtained and scheduled through the online calander.
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