Fire Behavior Subcommittee

FBS header graphic. Decorative.

Mission Statement

The Fire Behavior Subcommittee (FBSC) provides national leadership in fire behavior assessment and prediction in support of effective fire management decision-making.

photo of xxx Decorative.
  • Establish and maintain standards for fire behavior assessment and prediction.
  • Provide subject matter expertise for fire behavior modeling and related decision support applications.
  • Provide technology transfer around new models, modeling practices or research.
  • Establish and regularly update wildland fire incident position standards related to FBAN and LTAN. This includes incident position descriptions and position requirements for training, experience, physical fitness, and position currency.


Overview of Fire Behavior Subcommittee - including membership, projects, and collaboration efforts (pptx)


photo of xxx Decorative.

NWCG Firefighter Math Course:

No Additional Resources At This Time


Tami Parkinson, Kyle Cannon
NWCG Coordinator: 
Katy O'Hara
Parent Committee: 
Page Last Modified / Reviewed: