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Five main functions of ICS are

1. Command
2. Planning
3. Operations
4. Logistics
5. Finance/administration

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Span of control at an incident with management responsibility of am individual should be

Btwn 3-7 with 5 being ideal
Allowance to vary Under Certain circumstances


Kind of incident ,nature of tasks safety considerations and communications will affect span of control

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Incident facility is

An area that is established to serve a particular purpose the are given specific names in ICs

Examples ICP area which IC performs the function of managing the incident--should only be one command post

Staging area where resources are held in reserve awaiting assignment

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All resources at a incident are assigned a status they are

1. Available -ready for immediate assignment
2. Assigned - performing an active assignment
3 Out of Service /R&R not ready for assignment

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A company under the operations sector is a single resource describe as

Is a vehicle providing equipment capability and personnel ,,engine ladder ,rescue

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A Team is a single resource under the operations section that is described as

A specific number of personnel assembled for an assignment such as search ventilation under the direction of a team leader

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A sector is a

Activities and operations of resources within an assigned geographical area

Sector supervisor manages a sector

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Under ICS a Group is

Consists of resources formed to address specific functions

Example IC forms group to search on specific floors of high rise

Group supervisor manages a group
Groups may cross sector boundaries to accomplish an assigned function

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Strike team

Specific combination of the same kind and type of resource with common communication under the. Supervision of an officer designated a strike team leader

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Task force

Any combination of resources with communications capability under the supervision of an officer designated task force leader put together for temporary assignment

Generally number should be around 5 for control purposes

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Branch

Span of control is needed over sectors and groups

Managed by branch director