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VA. Port Authority Maritime Incident Response Team. Mission Statement. The MIRT is to: Provide immediate on-scene maritime advice and agency liaison to Incident Commanders responding to fires in the marine environment

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    1. VA. Port Authority Maritime Incident Response Team

    2. Mission Statement • The MIRT is to: • Provide immediate on-scene maritime advice and agency liaison to Incident Commanders responding to fires in the marine environment • Promote marine fire fighting team-building efforts in the Port of Hampton Roads through training and drills

    3. MEMBERSHIP • Approximately 100 members • Sponsoredby own agency • Most Fire Departments have • assigned full engine companies • to the MIRT

    4. Participating Agencies • Local Fire Departments • Virginia Port Authority • Virginia Maritime Association • U.S. Coast Guard • U.S. Navy • Maritime Administration • Virginia Pilots Association • Association of Maryland Pilots • Va. Department of Emergency Management • Hiller Systems

    5. TYPES of INCIDENTS • Fires • Hazardous Materials • When requested by any local IC • When requested by the USCG/COTP • Hurricanes • Grounding • SAR Cases

    6. EQUIPMENT

    7. EQUIPMENT

    8. Local Fireboats

    9. Metal Shark for the County

    10. EQUIPMENT • Thermal Imagers • Radiation Detection Equipment • Petrogen Cutting Torches • Rigging Gear • Specialized Marine Firefighting Equipment • Marine Communications

    11. TRAINING • Annual Hampton Roads Marine Firefighting Symposium • Annual USCG/VPA SAR Forum • Quarterly MIRT Training • Assist any local jurisdiction with training needs

    12. Response to LA PRINCESA

    13. Response to LA PRINCESA • Sector requested MIRT at approx. 0400 on 13NOV09 • MIRT sent both firefighters and HAZMAT team from VA Beach • Worked w/ Atlantic Strike Team (AST) on plan for barge/cargo assessment • VA Beach HAZMAT team acted as back-up for AST personnel

    14. CONTACT INFORMATION • USCG Sector Hampton Roads 757-668-5555 • VA. Port Authority Dispatcher 757-683-2195 • Bill Burket 757-615-6661 bburket@portofvirginia.com