Pa. county adopts NIMS to bolster emergency response
By P.J. Reilly
Intelligencer Journal (Lancaster, Pennsylvania)
Copyright 2007 Lancaster Newspapers, Inc.
LANCASTER, Pa. — A criticism leveled by the 9/11 Commission concerning the emergency management response to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York City was that there were two command headquarters — one for police and another for fire and ambulance teams.
And those commanding the two headquarters did not always coordinate activities with one another, which only added to the chaos that already existed at ground zero.