Publications

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Title PMS#/Portal Maintained By Parent Committee Date Published Keywords
AD Pay Plan Matrix IBC-01 Incident Business Committee IBC 2018-01
Aerial Supervision Logbook 509 National Interagency Aviation Committee NIAC 2014-06 aerial supervision logbook, pms 509
Agency Administrator’s Guide To Critical Incident Management 926 Risk Management Committee RMC 2008-07 agency administrator's guide to critical incident management, pms 926
Basic Land Navigation 475 Incident and Position Standards Committee IPSC 2016-05 basic land navigation, pms 475
Buying Team Incident Waybill 902-1 Incident Business Committee IBC 2018-04 Buying Team Incident Waybill, PMS 902-1, IBC
Comportamiento Incidental Form 935-2 Incident Business Committee IBC 2012-08
Course Coordinator's Guide 907 Incident and Position Standards Committee IPSC 2014-12 Course Coordinator's Guide, pms 907
Data Standards 910 Data Standards and Terminology Subcommittee DMC 2017-06
Delivering Tactical Decision Games Using Sand Table Exercises (DVD) 468 Leadership Committee LC 2011-02 Delivering Tactical Decision Games Using Sand Table Exercises (DVD), PMS 468, OTC, LSC, WFLDP
Design and Delivery of Tactical Decision Games 468-1 Leadership Committee LC 2018-08 Design and Delivery of Tactical Decision Games, PMS 468-1, OTC, LSC, WFLDP
El Refugio De Protección Nueva Generación Video 411 Fire Shelter and Personal Protective Equipment Subcommittee ETC 2003-03 El Refugio De Protección Nueva Generación, pms411
El Refugio De Protección Nueva Generación 411 Fire Shelter and Personal Protective Equipment Subcommittee ETC 2003-03 El Refugio De Protección Nueva Generación, nfes2736, pms411
Emergency Facilities & Land Use Agreement 902-2 Incident Business Committee IBC 2018-04 Emergency Facilities & Land Use Agreement, PMS 902-2, IBC
Fire Behavior Field Reference Guide 437 Fire Behavior Subcommittee FENC 2019-04 pms 437, fire behavior field reference guide
Fire Behavior Nomograms 436-3 Fire Behavior Subcommittee FENC 1992-03 fire behavior nomograms, pms 436-3
Fire Weather Cloud Chart 438 Fire Weather Subcommittee FENC 2016-08 Fire Weather Cloud Chart, PMS 438, FENC, FWS
Fireline Handbook Appendix B: Fire Behavior 410-2 Fire Behavior Subcommittee FENC 2006-04 fireline handbook appendix b: fire behavior, pms 410-2
Fitness and Work Capacity 304-2 Risk Management Committee RMC 2009-12 fitness and work capacity, pms304-2, nfes1596
Gaining an Understanding of the National Fire Danger Rating System 932 Fire Danger Subcommittee FENC 2002-07 Gaining an Understanding of the National Fire Danger Rating System, pms 932
Geographic Information System Standard Operating Procedures On Incidents 936 Geospatial Subcommittee DMC 2014-09 geographic information system standard operating procedures on incidents, pms 936
Guide to Preventing Aquatic Invasive Species Transport by Wildland Fire Operations 444 Invasive Species Subcommittee ETC 2017-01 Guide to Preventing Aquatic Invasive Species Transport by Wildland Fire Operations, aquatic invasive specirevention, pms444
Guide to Wildland Fire Origin and Cause Determination 412 Wildland Fire Investigation Subcommittee CEPC 2016-04 Guide to WildLand Cause and Determination, pms 412
High Pressure Portable Pump Instructions Poster 460 Motorized Equipment Unit, National Fire Equipment System Subcommittee ETC 2010-04 High Pressure Portable Pump Instructions, pms 460, NFES 00871
ICS Forms NIMSIC-01 National Incident Management System Integration Committee NIMSIC
Incident Behavior Form 935-1 Incident Business Committee IBC 2012-08 incident behavior, pms 935
Incident Commander's Organizer 206 Incident and Position Standards Committee IPSC 2015-03
Incident Response Pocket Guide 461 Incident Operations Subcommittee IPSC 2018-04 incident response pocket guide, pms 461, nfes 001077, OTC, IPSC, IRPG
Interagency Aerial Supervision Guide 505 Interagency Aerial Supervision Subcommittee NIAC 2017-04 interagency aerial supervision guide, pms 505, nfes002544
Interagency Aviation Mishap Response Guide And Checklist 503 National Interagency Aviation Committee NIAC 2014-05 Interagency Aviation Mishap Response Guide And Checklist, pms 503, nfes 002659
Interagency Emergency Helicopter Extraction Source List 512 Helicopter Short Haul Unit, Interagency Helicopter Operations Subcommittee NIAC 2018-03 pms512, interagency emergency helicopter extraction source list
Interagency Prescribed Fire Planning and Implementation Procedures Guide 484 Fire Use Subcommittee FMC 2017-07 interagency prescribed fire planning and implementation procedures guide, pms 484, rx guide
Job Aids J-XXX Incident and Position Standards Committee IPSC
LCES Decal 472 Risk Management Committee RMC 2017-02 LCES Decal, nefs 002397, pms472
Leading in the Wildland Fire Service 494-2 Leadership Committee LC 2007-01 leading in the wildland fire service, pms 494-2, nfes 2889
National Fire Danger Rating System Reference Materials (CD-ROM) 933 Fire Danger Subcommittee FENC 2010-06 PMS 933, NFES 2687, National Fire Danger Rating System Reference Materials
NWCG Airtanker Base Directory 507 Interagency Airtanker Base Directory Unit, Interagency Airtanker Base Subcommittee NIAC 2019-04 pms507, NWCG Airtanker Base Directory
NWCG Aviation Technical Assistance Directory 504 National Interagency Aviation Committee NIAC 2018-06 NWCG Aviation Technical Assistance Directory, pms 504, NIAC
NWCG Data Management Strategy 940 Data Management Committee DMC 2018-03 NWCG Data Management Strategy, PMS 940
NWCG Glossary of Wildland Fire 205 Data Standards and Terminology Subcommittee DMC 2018-01 nwcg glossary of wildland fire, pms 205, DSTS, DMC
NWCG NFES Catalog - Part 2: Publications 449-2 National Fire Equipment System Subcommittee ETC 2019-04 pms449-2, NWCG National Fire Equipment System Catalog - Part 2: Publications, ETC
NWCG NFES Catalog - Part 1: Fire Supplies and Equipment 449-1 National Fire Equipment System Subcommittee ETC 2018-05 NWCG NFES Catalog Part 1, PMS 449-1, ETC, NFES
NWCG Passenger / Crew and Cargo Manifest 245 National Interagency Aviation Committee NIAC 2019-06 NIAC, PMS 245
Position Task Books 311 Incident and Position Standards Committee IPSC 2017-10
NWCG Prescribed Fire Plan Template 484-1 Fire Use Subcommittee FMC 2018-03
NWCG Report on Wildland Firefighter Fatalities in the United States: 2007-2016 841 Risk Management Committee RMC 2017-12 Wildland firefighter Fatalities in the United States: 2007-2017, pms 841
NWCG Smoke Management Guide for Prescribed Fire 420-2 Technical Smoke Topics Subcommittee SmoC 2018-02 NWCG Smoke Management Guide for Prescribed Fire, pms 420-2
NWCG Standards for Aerial Ignition 501 Interagency Aerial Ignition Unit, Interagency Helicopter Operations Subcommittee NIAC 2018-05 nwcg standards for aerial ignition, pms 501, aviation
NWCG Standards for Airspace Coordination 520 Interagency Airspace Subcommittee NIAC 2018-05 NWCG Standards for Airspace Coordination, pms 520, NIAC, IASC
NWCG Standards for Airtanker Base Operations 508 Interagency Airtanker Base Subcommittee, Standards for Airtanker Base Operations Unit NIAC 2019-05 NWCG Standards for Airtanker Base Operations, NIAC, IABS, IABOGU, SABO
NWCG Standards for Aviation Transport of Hazardous Materials 513 National Interagency Aviation Committee NIAC 2018-02 NWCG Standards for Aviation Transport of Hazardous Materials PMS 513
NWCG Standards for Course Delivery 901-1 Incident and Position Standards Committee IPSC 2019-05 field manager's course guide, pms 901-1, errata sheets, OTC, FMCG
NWCG Standards for Fire Equipment Storage And Refurbishing 448 National Fire Equipment System Subcommittee, Refurbishment Unit ETC 2018-04 pms 448, nwcg standards for fire equipment storage and refurbishing, ETC, refurbishment unit
NWCG Standards for Fire Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations 515 Interagency Fire Unmanned Aircraft Systems Subcommittee NIAC 2019-02
NWCG Standards for Fire Weather Stations 426-3 Fire Weather Subcommittee FENC 2019-03 Interagency Wildland Fire Weather Station Standards and Guidelines, pms 426-3, RAWS network analysis
NWCG Standards for Ground Ignition Equipment 443 Ground Ignition Subcommittee ETC 2019-02 pms 443, interagency ground ignition guide
NWCG Standards for Helicopter Operations 510 Interagency Helicopter Operations Guide Unit, Interagency Helicopter Operations Subcommittee NIAC 2019-05 Interagency Helicopter Operations Guide, pms 510, IHOG, NSHO, NIAC
NWCG Standards for Interagency Incident Business Management 902 Incident Business Committee IBC 2018-04 NFES 2160, pms902, Interagency Incident Business Management Handbook
NWCG Standards for Single Engine Airtanker Operations 506 Single Engine Airtanker Board NIAC 2018-05 NWCG Standards for Single Engine Airtanker Operations, pms 506, nfes 001844, NIAC
NWCG Standards for Transporting Fuel 442 Ground Ignition Subcommittee ETC 2019-10 Gasoline, Mixed-Gas, Drip-Torch, Diesel
NWCG Standards for Wildfire Prevention: Recreation Areas and Patrols 456 Communication Education and Prevention Committee CEPC 2018-03 NWCG Standards for Wildfire Prevention: Recreation Areas and Patrols, pms 456
NWCG Standards for Wildland Fire Module Operations 430 Fire Use Subcommittee, Wildland Fire Module Unit FMC 2019-03 NWCG Standards for Wildland Fire Module Operations, pms 430, FMC, FUSC
NWCG Standards for Wildland Fire Position Qualifications 310-1 Incident and Position Standards Committee IPSC 2019-10 NIMS Wildland Fire Qualifications System Guide, pms310-1, NWCG Standards for Wildland Fire Position Qualifications
NWCG User Guide for Glossary of Wildland Fire 937 Data Standards and Terminology Subcommittee DMC 2018-04 PMS 937, NWCG User Guide for Glossary of Wildland Fire, DMC, DSTS
NWCG Wildland Fire Position Qualification Flowchart 308 Incident and Position Standards Committee IPSC 2019-10 NIMS Wildland Fire Qualification System Flow Chart, NWCG position qualifications, pms 308, pms 310-1
Clinical Treatment Guidelines for Wildland Fire Medical Units 551 Incident Emergency Medical Subcommittee RMC 2012-07 Clinical Treatment Guidelines for Wildland Fire Medical Units, PMS 551
Unit Identifiers (monthly) 931 Unit Identifier Unit DMC 2017-09
Prescribed Fire Complexity Rating System Guide 424 Fire Use Subcommittee FMC 2017-07 prescribed fire complexity rating system guide, PMS 424, fuels management
Resource Advisor’s Guide for Wildland Fire 313 Interagency Fire Planning Committee IFPC 2017-08 Resource Advisor's Guide for Wildland Fire, pms 313
Single Resource Casual Hire Information Form 934 Incident Business Committee IBC 2015-02 Single Resource Casual Hire Information Form
Six Minutes For Safety RMC-01 6 Minutes for Safety RMC 2018-06
Summary and Final Complexity Worksheet 424-1 Fire Use Subcommittee FMC 2017-07
The New Generation Fire Shelter 411 Fire Shelter and Personal Protective Equipment Subcommittee ETC 2003-03 The New Generation Fire Shelter, nfes2710, pms411
The New Generation Fire Shelter Video 411 Fire Shelter and Personal Protective Equipment Subcommittee ETC 2003-03
Training Course Completion Certificate 921-1 Incident and Position Standards Committee IPSC 2007-02
User Guide for Development and Maintenance of NWCG Data Standards 938 Data Standards and Terminology Subcommittee DMC 2017-06
Water Handling Equipment Guide 447-1 Mobile Fire Equipment Subcommittee ETC 2013-06 Water Handling Guide, pms 447
What is the Appropriate RAWS Network? 1003 Fire Weather Subcommittee FENC 2012-08 What is the Appropriate RAWS Network?, PMS 1003, pms 426-3, FENC, FWS
Wildfire Prevention Strategies Guide 455 Communication Education and Prevention Committee CEPC 1998-03 Wildfire Prevention Strategies Guide, pms 455
Wildland Fire Fatality and Entrapment Initial Report 405-1 Risk Management Committee RMC 2016-01 pms405-1, Wildland Fire Fatality and Entrapment Initial Report
Wildland Fire Incident Management Field Guide 210 Incident and Position Standards Committee IPSC 2014-01 Wildland Fire Incident Management Field Guide, Wildland Fire Risk and Complexity Assessment, 410-1, pms 210
Wildland Urban Interface Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide 051 Wildland Urban Interface Mitigation Committee WUIMC 2019-06 PMS 051, Wildland Urban Interface Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide, WUI
Work Capacity Test : Administrator’s Guide 307 Risk Management Committee RMC 2003-04 Work Capacity Test: Administrator's Guide, pms 307