In addition to fighting wildfires, Texas A&M Forest Service (TFS) is routinely called upon under the State Emergency Management Plan
(PDF, 1.5MB) to assist during all-hazard emergencies such as natural and man-made disasters and domestic situations. TFS employs the nationally recognized Incident Command System
(ICS) which ensures effective and efficient incident management.
TFS maintains a workforce of highly trained and experienced personnel and works with other responding state agencies level to increase the effectiveness of response through shared training and common communications.