The ICS may seem overwhelming to those who have not been involved at an active incident, but those who have will never forget it.
Continuation of ICS series, 19/20
The GENERAL STAFF of incident management personnel consists of the: Incident Commander, Operations Chief, Planning Chief, Logistics Chief and Finance Chief.
The best use of Geographical Divisions is to divide an area into natural separations of terrain, geography and fuel, and where resources can be effectively managed under span-of-control guidelines. In the fire scenario of this series the Operations Section
The types of incidents for which the ICS is applicable are many and varied. They include such things as major wildland and urban fires, floods, hazardous substance spills, Multi-Casualty Incidents, aircraft accidents, earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes,
The resources used by the Operations Section Chief fall into three categories: (1) assigned - those performing an active assignment; (2) available - those ready for an assignment; and (3) those out-of-service; i.e., not ready for assignment - not available,
Continuation of ICS Series 15/20
At the Incident Command post the Operations Section Chief is busy with direct management of incident tactical activities, which includes all activities directed towards
Continuation of Incident Command System series (14/20)
The OPERATIONS CHIEF, as the head of the Operations Section, is responsible for
Continuation of ICS series:
Meanwhile, fire response TASK FORCES created from the Staging Area contained the fire west flank. The south edge has stopped at a river. Air Tankers and Strike teams
These are the answers to the Review questions in EMC011:
So, what have we learned so far? See if you can answer the questions or statements WITHOUT resorting to the material. Now test yourself!! Good luck!
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