Local fire agencies thank Senator McCann for support
Tuesday, 01 24, 2012
Area fire chiefs and members of the statewide Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS) Division 56 presented Senator Sam McCann with a plaque January 24 to thank him for supporting disaster preparedness through mutual aid.
Pictured here in the Senate are (from left) Darin Beckman, Operations Branch Chief of Scout Central Illinois; Leo Beasley, President of MABAS Division 56; Senator McCann; and Joe Gasparich, Fire Chief of the Nokomis Fire Protection District.
MABAS is an intergovernmental cooperative that includes 68 divisions, nearly 1,100 fire agencies and 38,000 firefighters/EMTS whose mission is to share resources through a coordinated statewide plan.
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