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Question: Who has overall responsibility for managing the on-scene incident?

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  1. Emergency Operations Center director
  2. Agency Executive
  3. Incident Commander
  4. Operations Section Chief

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3. Incident Commander

Incident Commander has overall responsibility for managing the on-scene incident.


Explanation:

The Incident Commander is in overall command of the incident scene, with the committed resources under his command and direction.

The large-scale evacuation, which is beyond the capabilities of the ICS ICP to manage effectively, will be managed by the EOC.

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