Section chiefs academy course offered for 2016
November 20, 2015
2016 Incident Management Section Chiefs Academy Mark your calendars. The Incident Management Section Chiefs Academy is set for Feb. 1-5, 2016 at the Holiday Inn
GLFFC award goes to railroad museum
November 12, 2015
The Great Lakes Forest Fire Compact (GLFFC) recently presented the North Shore Scenic Railroad Museum with an executive award for its support and assistance to
Register now for Dec. 1-3 annual meeting in Duluth
November 10, 2015
The MNICS annual meeting is set for Dec. 1-3, 2015 at the Duluth Holiday Inn & Suites. Hotel is $84.27 per night. Call 800/477-7089 for
Minnesota Incident Command System (MNICS)
The mission of MNICS is to coordinate, educate and implement the Incident Command System to support fire and all risk incidents in Minnesota and nationwide.
MNICS is an interagency group with state and federal partners that cooperate in management of wildfire and all risk incidents and provide standard procedures, practices and information to facilitate, coordinate and support actions on incidents in Minnesota. The organization is governed by a Task Force of agency leads.
Member agencies are the US Forest Service (USFS), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), National Park Service (NPS), and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM).
Minnesota Interagency Fire Center (MIFC)
MIFC houses the Northeast Interagency Fire Cache and MNICS staff. MIFC serves as a hub for mobilization of wildfire and emergency resources. Services include:
- All Risk Emergency Management and Support
- Dispatch Coordination Center
- Fire Behavior Support
- Fire Cache
- Radio Shop
- Rural Fire Department Support
- Symbols Program
- Training Program
- Wildfire Aviation Management
- Information Management
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