INCIDENT COMMANDER TYPE 4 (ICT4)
The Incident Commander Type 4 directs incidents of relatively low complexity, including oversight of fire suppression actions. With a Type 4 Incident, resource levels vary from single to multiple resource teams from local sources; durations are typically limited to one operational period in the control phase; and personnel are often organized Ad hoc and associated with initial attack situations.
Responsibility and Authority
How to become an Incident Commander Type 4
An ICT4 must meet minimum training, experience and physical fitness requirements listed below, and complete the NWCG ICT4 Position Task Book (PTB) as a trainee on multiple wildfire assignments.
Other Training (not required) which supports development of knowledge and skills:
Required Physical Fitness:
Position Task Book:
To remain qualified as a ICT4:
A Type 4 IC is responsible for maintaining awarded training certificates, completed Position Task Books, fitness test documentation, and a log or record of their wildland fire experience. The Conservancy may retain copies of these documents in a state or local office for documenting an individual's information in the IQCS database. Last updated July 20, 2017.
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