Albany County Fire Control (South EMS/Fire)
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Albany County Fire Control (AC Fire South) P25 Phase I 800 mhz
AC Fire 1: Main channel for fire and EMS units (patched with VHF 154.415 for paging).
Ops 9: Primarily used by Town of Coeymans fire departments when requesting an ops channel.
AC Firefighter Mayday Channel
AC Air to Ground (helicopter)
AC County-Wide Interop.
Departments dispatched or using this channel: Berne FD(03), Coeymans FD(05), Coeymans Hollow FD(06), Knox FD(16), Medusa FD(18), New Salem FD(23), Onesquethaw Fire/EMS (Fire department staffs an ambulance)(BLS)(25), Ravena FD(26), Rensselaerville FD(27), Tri-Village FD(33), Voorheesville FD(35), Westerlo FD(39), Albany County Fire Coordinator(49), Helderberg ambulance/EMS(BLS)(53), ACSO EMS Paramedics(ALS)(55), and Ravena Rescue/EMS(AEMT)(58).
Signal 10: False alarm
Signal 20: Working emergency incident
Signal 30: Active structure fire
Signal 500: Ambulance transport with AEMT (ALS)
Signal 600: Ambulance transport with paramedic (ALS)
Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD):
Albany County PSAP uses standardized EMD questions to determine the severity of a patient. Below is the general breakdown of a response.
Alpha: No lights and sirens; low priority patients (simple falls, generalized abdominal pain, etc)
Bravo: Closest unit lights and sirens; Usually for unknown status (unknown medical alarm, unknown MVA, fall w/ striking dangerous body area).
Charlie: Priority patient; lights and sirens (difficulty breathing, chest pain, allergic reaction, stroke, etc).
Delta: High priority patient; lights and sirens (chest pain w/trouble breathing, severe respiratory distress, high mechanism MVA, GSW, etc).
Echo: Highest priority patient; lights and sirens (cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest) (In some areas, FD will respond w/ EMS).
20-29 Engine tanker
90-99 Paramedic units or other officers
25-30: Onesquethaw tanker
16-42: Knox rescue truck
03-10: Berne engine
53-84: Helderberg EMS ambulance
55-91: ACSO paramedic #1
25-52: Onesquethaw utility truck
26-70: Ravena ladder truck
Other Agencies That You May Hear on Albany County (Due to mutual aid or EMS response)
Altamont FD (02), Delmar FD (09), North Bethlehem FD (24), Selkirk FD (29), Slingerlands FD (31), SABIC Industrial Complex (42), Altamont EMS(BLS)(50), Delmar-Bethlehem EMS(AEMT)(51), SUNY Five-Quad EMS (BLS)(52), Town of Guilderland EMS(ALS)(56), New Baltimore FD (70), Greene County Paramedics(ALS)(71), Huntersland FD (72), Greenville FD (73), East Durham FD (74), Gallupville FD (75), Livingstonville FD (76), Middleburg FD (77), Oak-Hill FD (78), Medway Grapeville FD (79).