Communications Portal

Definition: A device, system, network, or technology for communicating information or tools pertaining to wildland fire.
(Environmental Protection Agency/Fire Research And Management Exchange System)

Good communications are essential for carrying out fire management activities, whether in conducting fire suppression operations or in establishing two-way dialogues with the public. The Incident Command System (ICS) is similar in style to a paramilitary organization, with a unified command and control structure that requires a good communications infrastructure.

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