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Incident Command

Incident command is the foundation of fire and emergency scene operations, and incident commanders set the tone for how the scene will be managed. The FireRescue1 incident command resource page offers in-depth information about incident command principles, crew and resource deployment, best practices related to incident action plans and size-ups, training for specialized fireground teams, plus the latest news about incidents involving command issues.

The 33,000-square-foot structure had been empty for eight years
Crews from eight fire departments responded to the explosion in Hillsboro
Allentown firefighters let the roof of the converted house burn instead of sending firefighters into the attic
Fire on all floors of a three-decker extended into another home and displaced 29 occupants
The fireground can be a dangerous place for a number of reasons and firearm discharges are one of them
In buildings with additional fortification, it’s critical for crews to utilize forcible entry skills to establish sufficient entry and exit points
Atlantic City firefighters faced a wind-driven fire in front of the Resorts casino
Piles at the Penn Township facility cover more than 670,000 square feet
Fergus Falls firefighters were assisted by mutual aid departments in protecting the wooden main elevator
A tractor-trailer rear-ended a charter bus carrying students in Licking County
Firefighter Andrew “Drew” Price loved being a firefighter and was loved by many
How high-tech tools impact incident organization, safety, decision-making and data collection
Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency after a pallet yard fire significantly damaged the I-10 Freeway
Firefighters from five FDs responded to a long-fought fire in Decherd
A gas explosion collapsed part of a multi-family structure in Wappingers Falls