National wildfire coordinating group nwcg suggests that the new. Guide irpg, nfes 1077 and fireline handbook nfes 0065, among others. Wildland firefighter safety and fire behavior prediction on the fireline martin e. Nwcg wants your thoughts about the document that replaced. Wildland fire incident management field guide ebook. The fireline handbook, issued by the national wildfire coordinating group nwcg as nwcg handbook 3 and incorpo. Interagency wildland fire module field guide 201220. Common denominators on tragedy fires updated for a new fire environment by matt holmstrom, superintendent, lewis and clark interagency hotshot crew, usfs. To open the pdf or go to the web portal, click on the link under title. Fish and wildlife service fws has been using and managing fire safely and costeffectively since the 1930s, leading to lands being in relatively better ecological condition overall, with lower risk of catastrophic fire. As a result, this new guide is aimed at a different. In addition, this document is not intended to replace previous editions of the interagency fire use module field guide. Department of agriculture, forest service, national technology and development program, developed a set of protocols to meet these objectives.
Wildland fire incident management field guide national. The national wildfire coordinating group is considering doing away with the fireline handbook fh, or at least that is one of the options mentioned in. Publications are distributed through hardcopy print, web pages, mobile device applications, and other digital media. Place this transmittal sheet in front of the handbook title page. This guide has been renamed because, over time, the original purpose of the fireline handbook had been replaced by the incident response pocket guide, pms 461. The fireline handbook, last revised in 2004, was officially retired in 20 and replaced with an electronic version, a. Wildland fire incident management field guide nwcg. Pdf icon wildland fire incident management field guide, pms 210. Standard for the inspection, testing, and maintenance of. Wildland fire incident management field guide i preface the wildland fire incident management field guide is a revision of what used to be called the fireline handbook, pms 4101. Web portals include key information that is updated on a continuous schedule. Nwcg fireline handbook appendix b fire behavior april, 2006 pms 4102 nfes 2165 additional copies of this publication may be ordered from. Wildland fire suppression tactics reference guide colorado. Common denominators on tragedy fires updated for a new.
It is no mistake that fireline safety is the first chapter in the handbook, as safety is the foundation that all other firefighting principles are built on. The national wildfire coordinating group explained last year why they created the new. Page c a department of renewable resources and alberta school of. The fireline handbook has been retired and replaced with an electronic file, a. Additionschanges to this document will be considered by the interagency wildland fire module steering committee. This longterm, balanced approach to fire management benefits both people and wildlife.189 330 821 1035 998 595 919 812 647 1415 1211 1028 1593 1642 1109 290 193 1367 289 441 975 741 1098 911 726 766 148 1126 918 611 1071