Co-Located, But Still Not Unified Command

Linstrom, John
September 2004
Fire Chief;Sep2004, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p26
Trade Publication
Focuses on the unified command (UC) training of firefighters in the U.S. Overview of the UC concept; Problem areas in UC training; Application of UC in certain incidents.


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