An incident assignment may be extended when:
Life and property are imminently threatened.
Suppression objectives are close to being met.
A military battalion is assigned.
International resources have been deployed.
Replacement resources are unavailable, or have not yet arrived.
When an assignment extension will result in a trainee becoming fully qualified.
Time spent in staging and preposition does not count towards the assignment duration (i.e., 14 day assignment).
All federal agencies have adopted which publication to provide direction on agency business practices?
Interagency Incident Business Management Handbook (IIBMH)
Wildland Fire Incident Management Field Guide
Interagency Standards for Fire and Fire Aviation Operations
Government Manual 11-17-28
Incident Commanders are responsible for:
Obtaining a Delegation of Authority
Ensuring that safety receives priority considerations in all incident activities.
Assessing the incident situation.
Developing agency objectives, strategies, and tactics.
Approving and implementing the Incident Action Plan on all incidents, regardless of complexity.
Ensuring incident documentation is complete.
Select the following characteristics that generally define a Type 3 fire:
Primarily local resources used.
May be divided into divisions.
May require staging areas and incident base.
Resources vary from several resources to several task forces/strike teams.
May required a Published Decision in WFDSS.
Resources vary from two to six firefighters.
Written Incident Action Plan (IAP) is not required.
Many ICS functional units required and staffed.
An Agency Administrator is the official responsible for the management of a geographic unit or functional area.
When a written Incident Action Plan is required, suggested components may include:
objectives, organization, weather forecast, fire behavior forecast, division assignments, air operations summary, safety message, communications plan, and incident map
incident map, strategy, organization, weather forecast, division and group assignments, air operations summary, safety message, communications plan
objectives, organization, weather forecast, division assignments, air operations summary, safety plan, risk assessment plan, incident map, fire behavior forecast