Incident Information


InciWeb Logo shows a white i and a blue circleInciWeb is an interagency website that provides 'one-stop shopping' for incident information to internal and external audiences. It's primarily used for wildfires, prescribed fires and fire-related incidents.

InciWeb is a source for incident and contact information, news releases, closure information, photos, maps and videos for incidents that occur on federal, state, tribal and local jurisdictions.

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 the states more prone to wildland fires. The teams consist of members from a wide variety of federal, state, county, and local agencies.

Pacific Southwest Region Type 1 and 2 teams generally manage large wildland fire incidents and address the most complicated safety, fiscal, planning, operational and logistical issues; for additional information regarding Incident Managment Teams please refer to the Geographic Area Coordination Sites located on the right-hand side of this page.

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.