Wallace, Mark; Coleman, Ronny J.; Rielage, Robert R.
July 2008
Fire Chief;Jul2008, Vol. 52 Issue 7, p32
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The article presents the views of fire department experts to the Phase II Report of the Charleston Post-Incident Assessment and Review Team. Chief Mark Wallace of Mckinney Fire Department reflects on the lesson of the Incident Command System (ICS) courses vitality. Chief Ronny J. Coleman cites that preventing catastrophic incidents like sofa store fire firefighter safety is to be first. Chief Robert R. Rielage views that consecutive things goes wrong for line of duty death to occur.


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