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Control measure

Share situational awareness using M\ETHANE

Control measure knowledge

On arrival at the scene, the fire and rescue service will be required to update fire and rescue service control using a M\ETHANE structure.


  • Major incident declared
  • Exact location
  • Type of incident
  • Hazards
  • Access and egress
  • Number and severity of casualties, number of dead
  • Emergency services present and required

See National Operational Guidance: Incident command - Have a communication strategy

Tactical actions

There are no tactical actions associated with this control measure.