Command & Control

Cavette, Chris
September 2007
Fire Chief;Sep2007, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p78
Trade Publication
The article discusses the advantages gained by fire departments in the U.S. in using a command unit to manage critical function during fire or natural disasters. It relates that the use of a command unit allows firefighters to handle their specific functions more effectively because the unit already contains all their needed communication equipment and medical apparatus. Moreover, it allows fire commanders to work in a secured area where they can asses the situation and devise action plans.


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