The MICAS Touch

Couper, Chris
January 2007
Fire Chief;Jan2007, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p68
Trade Publication
The article discusses the practical use of the Mobile Incident Command and Accountability System (MICAS), a Geographic Information System tool based on the Incident Command System. Specially use in fire extinction, MICAS provides decision support and documentation, and aids in incident process management. It allegedly has the ability to show what structures are within a fire's path, and allows agencies to predetermine a structure's risk factor before an incident. INSET: MOBILE COMPUTERS AID OPERATIONS.


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