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If possible, 1 elevator shall be maintained in readiness at _ and 1 maintained _

Forward Staging Area and 1 at lobby


Unit should address their supervisor as a "Group Supervisor" when assigned under Chief Off
1. Eng and Lad operating on 23rd or 24th flr
2. Lad conducting searches on 25th fl through 50th
3. ECC performing Hi Pr Pumping in street
4. Lad Off sent to Fwd Staging on 21st fl
5. FAST Unit operating with Rescue Cmd searching for a lost member
A. 1, 3, 5 B. 2, 3, 5 C. 2, 3, 4 D. 2, 4, 5

B 2 SAE Group, 3 Hi Pressure Pumping Group, 5 FAST Group Supervisor (NOTE: Vent Group is 4th type of Group)

1. Fire Sector Supervisor
4. FSA Manager (Rehab Area Manager is another Manager example)
NOTE "Leaders" LCU, SCU, Foam Unit Leader
ICS Ch 1 pg 11


In general the span of control should range from _ to _ with _ being ideal

3-7 with 5 being ideal


Implementing the plan of action will be under the direction of an _ Chief

Operations Section Chief


_ defines the activities and ops of resources within an assigned geographical area.

Sector ex Sector operating in an exposure


_ consists of resources formed to address specific functional tasks. Ex to search specific floors of a hi rise bldg

Group. Functional and geographical assignments may not always require implementation of a group or sector


_ specific combo or same kind and type of resources with common communications

Strike Team ex 5 Engines and a BC assigned to brand patrol at a multiple alarm


_ Any combo or resources with communications capability, under the supervision of an Officer

Task Force put together for temporary assignment.


Staging Area Manager reports to _

Operations if staffed ("Operas are on a Stage")


Inaccurate for CFLOP:
A. IC Staff includes Safety Off, Liaison Off, and Public Info Officer
B. Staging Area Manager directly reports to Operations Section Chief
C. Resource Unit Leader reports directly to Operations Section Chief
D. Communications Unit Leader reports directly to Logistics Section Chief

C. Resource Unit Leader reports directly to Planning


List accurate
A. Sections are managed by Chiefs
B. Branches are managed by Directors
C. Sector/Groups are managed by Supervisors
D. Units are managed by Leaders
E. Areas are managed by Managers

All are correct


The _ Unit is responsible for the collection, processing and organization of incident info. Generally this info is graphically displayed on the Cmd board, or other display at ICP.
A: Resource Unit
B: Situation Unit
C: Demobilization Unit
D: Documentation Unit

A. Resource Unit is responsible for maintaining status information of all resources allocated to the incident 4.2.1
C. Demobilization Unit ensures safe, effective, organized release of resources from the incident 4.2.3
D. Documentation Unit maintains an accurate and complete log of incident records for analytical, historical and legal purposes 4.2.4