Wildland Fire Module Unit

The Wildland Fire Module Unit (WFMU) serves the FUSC by directing the interagency wildland fire module program. The WFMU is responsible for providing national leadership on wildland fire modules, developing wildland fire module unit standards, qualifications, training, certification, and practices. Primary objectives include:

  • Establish consistent national program coordination and implementation procedures, provide a means for proactive problem and issue resolution, facilitate the exchange of information between groups, and make recommendations.
  • Facilitate any revisions or updates of Standards for Interagency Wildland Fire Module Operations under the direction of the NWCG Fire Use Subcommittee.
  • Develop standardized procedures and expectations for wildland fire module specifically associated with the planning and implementation of wildland fire and hazardous fuel treatments.
  • Improve communication and understanding of the role of fire in the ecosystems of the United States and how land management agencies address air quality.
  • Support successful management and utilization of wildland fire while appropriately addressing smoke impacts, for public and fire personnel health, welfare and safety.

 

Chair: 
Ben Sanders
NWCG Coordinator: 
Deb Fleming
Parent Committee: 
Meeting Schedule: 
As needed
Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
Dec 2017