Flashcards in Ch. 2 Essence of Command Deck (11):
The incident management system is built on ______. It's the incident commander's (IC's) responsibility to ______________.
Focus on the entire incident
______________ then need to focus on their specific assignments.
Division and group officers
______ is pretty much an attitude. It's directly related to ______, ________, as well as __________.
One's knowledge and experience.
Specific personality traits
The key to command presence is ________________ and _____________. The key is ______________.
An attitude that allows you to run the fire.
Not let the fire run you.
Being able to control these emotions
Tips for maintaining command presence: (5)
Assume your pose-normal=confident, not normal=in doubt.
Listen more than you talk-as much info short amount of time (listening to radio and knowing my people).
Bunker up-stand outside and run your fire, bunker up.
Communicate-be consistent (the key).
Make your own decisions-don't let officers run, you're responsible
Two Chiefs create a _______.
-2 Chiefs better than one
-things almost always run smoother with 2 Chiefs
Routine house fires normally _____________________.
Do not require an incident commander and an operations chief
(Routine = No)
Our ability to grab another chief or company officer to fill the role of operations chief depends on: (2)
Size of the fire.
Number of crews and firefighters on the scene
______________ is to direct and lead crews in emergency situations.
An incident commander's job
All officers should be trained to _________________. If you assign a crew to attack, once they enter the building and disappear in the smoke, you should _____________________.
About the same level in the department.
Have a good understanding of exactly which evolutions will be conducted inside the structure