What is Base?

Base meaning in Safety terms is

  1. The location at which primary logistics functions for an incident are coordinated and administered. There is only one base per incident. (Incident name or other designator will be added to the term “base.”) The incident command post may be collocated with the base.
  2. The location of initial attack forces.



reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group