The Operations Map effectively displays geographic and incident features for use by operations personnel (Operations Section Chief, Operations Branch Directors, Division/Group Supervisors) either in the Incident Command Post or out in the field.
Operations Section, Planning Section, Safety Officer.
- Standard Incident Command System (ICS) symbology.
- Printed in color to enable clear depiction of incident and map features.
- Size varies but usually anywhere from tabloid (11” x 17”) to “E” (34” x 44”) size.
- Scale varies based on request and area covered and map size.
- May be one map for the entire incident or multiple maps for various areas of interest, such as organizational divisions.
All map products produced should include the STANDL-SGD cartographic elements.
- Incident perimeter, ICS line, and point features.
- Division and branch breaks and labels.
- Transportation routes.
- Safety hazards, if available.
- Administrative boundaries, political boundaries (city (subdivisions)-county, state, national).
- Ownership–land status.
- Appropriate base background, such as topographic or orthoimagery.
- Other SITL-requested data.
These are examples from actual incidents and may include non-standard SITL requests for base data, labels, etc.
- 2017 Snake Ridge Fire
- 2017 Pinal Fire
- 2017 Burro Fire
- 2017 Southern LNU Complex (Atlas)
- 2015 Valley Fire (West Ops Map)
- 2015 Valley Fire (East Ops Map)