For the IC, the Job Is Bigger Than the Person

Coleman, Ronny J.
June 2006
Fire Chief;Jun2006, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p34
Trade Publication
The article discusses the duties and responsibilities of an incident commander (IC) as provided in the Incident Command System position manuals of fire fighters. An IC is charge for incident activities such as the development and implementation of strategic decisions and resources management. The author commented that an IC must posses the ability to determine the right time to take over and to recognized when to relinquish command.


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