National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Public Information Officer Type 3

PIO3 decorative banner: photos depicting PIOF position.  PIOF position description: Public Information Officer Type 3 (PIO3), a member of the Command Staff, is responsible for the formulation and release of information about the incident to the news media, local communities, incident personnel, other appropriate agencies and organizations, and for the management of all Public Information Officers assigned to the incident.

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