- The Incident Commander is the only position in the Incident Command System that is always filled regardless of the size or complexity of an incident.
- The IC has the responsibility for the overall management of the incident.
- Whatever functions or responsibilities that are not delegated to others remain the responsibility of the IC.
No. CC-2013-1 February 25, 2013: http://www.usfa.fema.gov/downloads/pdf/coffee-break/cc/cc_2013_1.pdf