Fire Behavior Curriculum Management Unit

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Mission Statement

The Fire Behavior Curriculum Management Unit (FBCMU) provides national leadership and subject matter expertise across the fire behavior curriculum.

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  • Develop and maintain the S-190 thru S-490 training courses based on Incident Position Description (IPD) elements across target positions.
  • Provide input on fire behavior related IPD recommendations.
  • Engage with the NWCG Training Program on the training design process.
  • Assist with the development of job aids and other position performance support tools.
  • Coordinate alignment of course content between the S-490 and S-590 courses.


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Sharing Fire Behavior Practices Webinar 2015

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Rick Mowery
NWCG Coordinator: 
Katy O'Hara
Parent Committee: 
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