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Incident command is responsible for the completion of incident priorities. Incident priorities are:

- Life safety
- Incident stabilization
- Property conservation

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The overall direction and goals of the incident are entailed at this level.

Strategic

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Objectives that must be achieved to meet strategic goals are done at this level.

Tactical level

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The supervisor / officer at the _______ level is responsible for completing assigned objectives.

Tactical level

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At the _____ level companies receive specific assignments with the goal of meeting tactical level requirements.

Task

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Functions of Command:

1. Assume and announce __________ and establish an effective operating position or (______________).

Command / Command post

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Functions of Command:

2. Rapidly evaluate the situation (_______) and/or receive briefing from the previous IC.

Size up

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Functions of Command:

3. Initiate, maintain and control the __________ process.

Communications

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To achieve priorities the IC must define the following:

1.
2.
3.

Incident objectives
Strategy
Tactics

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Functions of Command:

4. ..., develop a _________________ and assign resources based on strategies and tactics following SOGs.

Incident Action Plan

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Functions of Command:

5. Develop an effective ______ organization and initiate and maintain a _______ work sheet.

ICS / tactical

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Functions of Command:

6. __________ activity for all command and general staff.

Coordinate

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Functions of Command:

7. _________, __________, and _________ (as needed) the IAP.

Review, evaluate and revise

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Functions of Command:

8. Provide for the continuity, ________, and termination of _________.

Transfer / Command

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Initial Radio Report:
Radio report should include:
* _________ of the company arriving on scene
* Brief _________ of the incident situation
* Obvious __________

* Designation
* description
* conditions

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Establishing Command:
First company officer must determine the type or scope of the
incident:
1. ____________ incident or
2. ____________ incident

Single company
Multiple company

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Initial Radio Report:
- Should include:
* Brief description of _______ being taken
* Any obvious _______ concerns
* Assumptions, identification, and location of _________
* Request or release _________ as required

- actions
- safety
- command
- resources

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Radio Designation
The radio designation __________ will be used along with the geographical location of the incident.

- recommend a one-word identifier

"Command"

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Radio Communications Format
In this protocol, the ______ states the intended ______ radio designation first then follows with the _______ designation.

- The methodology reduces confusion and preserves airtime for important messages.

Sender / receivers / senders

Ex. "Medical group from Command"
"Medical group, Command"

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Communications Order Model:
In order for IC to obtain _______ that his radio message/order was received, understood and correct action is being taken the radio message must be ________.

confirmation / repeated

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What command option should be used with no visible indicators of a significant event?

Investigation option

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In situations that require immediate action the company officer should go with the crew to provide supervision. This command option is called?

Fast attack option

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Offensive fire attacks, critical life safety (rescues), or the welfare of responders is in question are all examples of when this command option should be used?

Fast attack option

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"Command post" is considered one of the ____________?

Command options

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In a "command post" command option a ___________ should be initiated and used to assist in managing the incident.

Tactical worksheet

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...., one of the first decisions the initial IC needs to make is based on a ___________ evaluation.

Risk/Benefit

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Failure by the IC to this evaluation is the ultimate example of not being responsible for the safety of their personnel?

Risk/Benefit

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In the early 1970s a system was developed in California to address the resource management needs associated with large scale ___________ fires.

wildland

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The system became known as the ___________ __________ Incident Command System.

California FIRESCOPE

p VII

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During the same time period, another incident management system, Fire Ground Command (FGC) was developed by the __________ FD.

Phoenix, AZ

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