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Oklahoma Forestry Division's Mark Goeller coordinates multiple fires from Operations in the Incident Command Post. Each mark on the map represents one the many fires that have burned more than 400,000 acres since November in Oklahoma.

The NIMS components of Preparedness, Communications and Information Management and Resource Management provide a framework for effective management during incident response.

The NIMS Command and Management component is comprised of the following elements:

Taken together, these elements of Command and Management are the most visible aspects of incident management, typically executed with a sense of urgency

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05/08/2013 - 15:48