Kentucky Interagency Coordination Center, also known as KICC, coordinates
the mobilization of resources provided by cooperating federal and
state agencies in the state of Kentucky to respond to incident needs
throughout the United States. Cooperating agencies include
National Park Service, Forest Service, US Fish & Wildlife Service,
National Weather Service, and State Division of Forestry units.
Some of the services
provided by KICC include:
Supporting National and International emergency response and fire
Coordinating the effective use of emergency response resources
available in Kentucky, including equipment, aircraft and personnel.
Providing vital communications between multiple agencies in emergency
Supporting prescribed burning in the state of Kentucky through
sharing of agency personnel, equipment, and other resources.
Monitoring and providing critical weather information regarding
tropical storm development, wildfire potential and other natural
Supporting federal, state, and local emergency management organizations.
Coordinating and conducting training to meet standards developed
by the National Wildfire Coordinating
Group for Incident Management and Support Personnel.