All Star Army of Yamatai bases, ground or space have dedicated teams of Emergency Services personnel. They consist of Firefighters, Paramedics, and SAR personnel. Bases require around the clock coverage. The personnel is easily recognized by their neon green panels. In addition to responding to emergencies, the personnel also perform periodic health and safety inspections. Emergency Services personnel onboard space installations coordinate with the Damage Control teams.
The Emergency Service has been with the Star Army of Yamatai since the beginning in various forms, but it was given real ship in YE 33 at the peak of Second Mishhuvurthyar War where there was a certain need and desire to get both military and civilian lives saved from immediate danger from either the effects of the war or natural disasters.
Seeing that the Emergency Services is a collective of related jobs there are different requirements to become part of the Emergency Services. These requirements and respective descriptions are listed below per occupation.
Paramedics training is remarkably similar to, and in many cases more advanced than, an enlisted Star Army Medic, although without the combat training as they typically wait for a law enforcement agency to ensure any scene is secure before entering, and to protect them while they are on scene. Paramedics tend to work in pairs, or in trios if training a newer emergency medic.
Firefighters are trained to provide fire and rescue in dangerous situations. Training includes forcible entry basics, maintenance, and the use of equipment, as well as advanced tactics related to high-risk/low-frequency events, like technical rescue or how to operate in warlike situations. Firefighters also learn how to act efficiently and in a safe way to get the best outcome in a dangerous situation.
Training covers the use of the following equipment:
Firefighters are trained in fighting the following types of fires:
|Flammable liquids & gases
|Cooking oil or fat
Search and Rescue training programs focuses on the basic understanding of Search and Rescue operations in the field. The training is meant to provide enough tools to adequately evaluate an incident and to take appropriate initial actions. The candidate learns about initial actions, search operations lost person behavior, search management, and integration of location resources.
Training covers the use of the following courses:
Members of the Emergency Service occupation fall into 3 main roles: Paramedic, Firefighter, and SAR.
The Paramedic personnel provides Medical Evacuation (Medivac) services. They work in teams of two, are trained to operate the Kuma T8 Medevac Shuttle and to tend to patients in transit. Paramedics provide on-site medical services, their task is to triage and stabilize injured personnel by providing advanced medical and trauma care and get the patient ready for transport.
A firefighter is a rescuer that receives frequent training in multiple fire fighting techniques with all Star Army of Yamatai equipment. They primarily to extinguish hazardous fires that threaten life, property, and the environment as well as to rescue people and animals from dangerous situations that they are in. Aside from their work of fighting the fires, they are often found as inspectors or fire investigators working with the Star Army Military Police to determine the cause.
To summarize their work, here the basic tasks of firefighters, which include fire suppression, rescue, fire prevention, basic first aid, and investigations. Firefighting is further broken down into skills which include: size-up, extinguishing, ventilation, search and rescue, salvage, containment, mop up and overhaul.
Search and Rescue (SAR) is a qualified specialist that goes into hazardous situations where a normal Star Army Emergency Services is unable to get to or has limited knowledge to handle correctly in the given situation. The SAR can use and are trained for the KE-M91 SAR Conversion equipment. They operate in the situations or the following typical terrains:
Players of Emergency Services characters are expected to have a basic understanding of medical, firefighting, and search and rescue operations and be prepared to research those topics more in-depth.
These are the characters currently listed as Star Army Emergency Services Personnel.