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SAFENET Event Information
Create Agency Corrective Action

SAFENET ID:
20161112-0001        [Corrective Actions]
Event Start Date:
11/11/2016 1116
Event Stop Date:
 
Incident Name:
FY17 ChattOconee Fire Support
Fire Number:
P8EK6R 
State:
Georgia
Jurisdiction:
USFS
Local Unit:
GA-CHF
Incident Type:
Wildland
Incident Activity:
Support
Stage of Incident:
Initial Attack, Extended Attack
Position Title:
Duty Officer/Fire Management Officer(Acting) 
Task:
Radio Communication 
Management Level:
N/A
Resources Involved:
District Fire Programs and Incident Management Teams 
Contributing Factors
Contributing Factors:
Communications
Human Factors:
Situational Awareness  
Other Factors:
 
Narrative
Describe in detail what happened including the concern or potential issue, the environment (weather, terrain, fire behavior, etc), and the resulting health issue.
The District FMO's, Firefighters, and Incident Management Teams are reporting widespread communication problems with the forest repeater system. The forest has one repeater channel and repeaters are not functioning correctly. Daily, resources on the ground cannot reach dispatch and they cannot hear dispatch.
Immediate Action Taken
Reporting Individual : please describe actions you took to correct or mitigate the unsafe/unhealthful event.
We have ordered portable repeaters and a communications technician to set the system up on each district.


Corrective Actions

20161112-0001-CA001

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