BY STEVE KREISWhether your fire department uses Fire Ground Command (FGC), the Incident Management System (IMS), the National Interagency Incident Man-agement System (NIIMS), the FIRESCOPE Incident Command System (ICS), or any other type of command system, we all agree incident command is absolutely critical for safe and effective service delivery. The point of this article is to determine which is the most efficient, safe, and sane way to transition from the daily house fire to incidents that require a full-blown ICS without having to use two different systems. The Feds are trying to get us all on the same page with command systems. Recently, they released the all-risk plan, called the "...

To access this articles and others like, join the Fire Engineering Training Network today.

  Gain unlimited access to the most comprehensive database of firefighter training info in the world.

  Membership in the Fire Engineering Training Network includes:

  • Exclusive Online Access to News & Articles
  • Fire Engineering Magazine Historical Archives (Online-Only)
  • Annual Print Subscription to Fire Engineering Magazine
  • Annual Digital Subscription to Fire Engineering Magazine

Join Now

 Already a member? Scroll down to the Login form below to access this article.


FE Logo

Log into Fire Engineering and you'll have total access to the industry's leading online resource for finest training simulations, articles, instructional videos and much more.