National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Fire Danger Curriculum Management Unit

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Mission Statement

The Fire Danger Curriculum Management Unit (FDCMU) provides national leadership and subject matter expertise across the fire danger curriculum.

Primary Objectives

  • Two NWCG training team specialist reviewing maps. Decorative.Develop and maintain the fire danger course content based on Incident Position Description (IPD) elements across target positions.
  • Provide input on fire danger 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-491 and S-591 courses.



Shelby Law
NWCG Coordinator: 
Katy O'Hara
Parent Committee: 
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