Incident Information

Interagency Incident Management Teams

In the Continental United States and Alaska there are 15 National Interagency Incident Management Teams categorized as Type 1 and 36 teams categorized as Type 2. Both types of teams are strategically located throughout states, which are more prone to wildland fires. The teams consist of members from a wide variety of federal, state, county, and local agencies.

Region 5's Type 1 and 2 teams generally manage large wildland fire incidents and address the most complicated safety, fiscal, planning, operational and logistical issues.

Incident Command System (ICS)

The Incident Command System (ICS) is a management system designed to enable effective and efficient domestic incident management by integrating a combination of facilities, equipment, personnel, procedures, and communications operating within a common organizational structure. Learn more...