TITLE

The MICAS Touch

AUTHOR(S)
Couper, Chris
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jan2007, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
23802687

 

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