Responding Unit

What is Responding Unit?

Responding Unit meaning in Safety terms is

  • Administrative entity that provides resources in response to the incident.


    • Definition Extension:  The entity must have a valid NWCG Unit Identifier (ID).


      • Not the type of resource responding.
      • Not limited to Jurisdictional or Protecting Units (contractors, volunteer fire departments, military resources, etc.)


reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group