Minnesota sends 11 fire crews to western fires during 2013

Goad, Jean
November 2013
Minnesota Fire Chief;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p12
The article reports on the eleven 20-person fire crews sent by the Minnesota Incident Command System (MNICS) to fires in the western U.S. during the fire season of 2013. It mentions that the crews are Type 2 initial attack (T2 IA) that can be divided into squads for firing and fireline construction, such as burnout. It states that the crews are made up of three agency-qualified, three incident commanders, 12 firefighters, assistant crew boss and crew boss.


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