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.

Upcoming Events

8th International Fire Ecology and Management Congress
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
November 18, 2019 12:00 am PST to November 22, 2019 11:00 pm PST

IAFC's Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Conference 2020
March 21, 2020 (All day) to March 26, 2020 (All day)

3rd International Smoke Symposium
Raleigh, North Carolina and Davis, California
April 20, 2020 (All day) to April 24, 2020 (All day)