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Geographic Information System Maps

First Out Maps (Ops)

Transportation Map
provides incident staff guidance on getting to and from the incident in a safe manner.
Operations Map
is an overall picture of the incident. It includes fire perimeter, division breaks, drop points, roads and topography and structures when available.
Division Maps
are a more focused map with greater detail.  It includes fire perimeter, division breaks, drop points, roads, topography and structures when available.


Additional Maps (later in the incident)


(Typically 8 ½” X 11” or 11” X 17”) The purpose of the IAP Map is to communicate the tactical and geographic features of an incident to operations staff working out in the field or on the fire line.

Briefing Map

“Maps for Large Crowds” A Briefing Map displays strategies for an operational period to everyone on the incident.
Plans/Situation Map
provides a geographic tool for the Plans Meeting to develop incident strategies and alternatives.
Aerial Ops Map
provides Air Operations with enough detail to aid in locating key features on an incident.
Ownership Map
graphically shows the land ownership in the area of the incident. This will be used in operational planning and public meetings.
Progression Map 
graphically shows the progression of the incident over the landscape.
Structure Triage Map
gives ICs and Ops personnel a geographical reference to structures and their triage scores in relation to the incident.
Camp Map
accurately displays features of the Camp setup for crews and other personnel.


​Melanie Wadsworth
3565 Trelstad Ave SE
Salem, OR 97317
​​​Phone: 503-979-7282​

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday ​

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