Publications

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Title PMS#/Portal Steward Parent Committee Date Published
10 and 18 Poster 110-18 Incident Operations Subcommittee IPSC 2020-05
10 Standard Firefighting Orders 110 Incident Operations Subcommittee IPSC 2020-05
10 y 18 Cartel 110-18 ES Incident Operations Subcommittee IPSC 2020-05
18 Watch Out Situations 118 Incident Operations Subcommittee IPSC 2020-05
A Preparedness Guide for Wildland Firefighters and Their Families 600 Mental Health Subcommittee RMC 2022-02
AD Pay Plan Matrix IBC-01 Incident Business Committee IBC 2021-06
Aerial Supervision Logbook 509 National Interagency Aviation Committee NIAC 2014-06
Agency Administrator’s Guide To Critical Incident Management 926 Risk Management Committee RMC 2008-07
Basic Land Navigation 475 Incident and Position Standards Committee IPSC 2016-05
Buying Team Extension Request Form 902-3 Incident Business Committee IBC 2022-06
Buying Team Incident Waybill 902-1 Incident Business Committee IBC 2018-04
Clinical Treatment Guidelines for Wildland Fire Medical Units 551 Emergency Medical Committee EMC 2012-07
Comportamiento Incidental Form 935-2 Incident Business Committee IBC 2012-08
Delivering Tactical Decision Games Using Sand Table Exercises 468 Leadership Committee LC 2011-02
Design and Delivery of Tactical Decision Games 468-1 Leadership Committee LC 2018-08
El Refugio De Protección Nueva Generación 411 Fire Shelter and Personal Protective Equipment Subcommittee ETC 2003-03
El Refugio De Protección Nueva Generación Video 411 Fire Shelter and Personal Protective Equipment Subcommittee ETC 2003-03
Emergency Facilities & Land Use Agreement 902-2 Incident Business Committee IBC 2020-07
Fire Behavior Field Reference Guide 437 Fire Behavior Subcommittee FENC 2021-03
Fire Behavior Nomograms 436-3 Fire Behavior Subcommittee FENC 1992-03
Fire Weather 425-1 Fire Weather Subcommittee FENC 2021-06
Fire Weather Cloud Chart 438 Fire Weather Subcommittee FENC 2016-08
Fireline Handbook Appendix B: Fire Behavior 410-2 Fire Behavior Subcommittee FENC 2006-04
Fitness and Work Capacity 304-2 Risk Management Committee RMC 2009-12
Gaining an Understanding of the National Fire Danger Rating System 932 Fire Danger Subcommittee FENC 2002-07
Guia de Respuesta de Incidente de Bolsillo 461 ES Incident Operations Subcommittee IPSC 2022-08
Guide to Preventing Aquatic Invasive Species Transport by Wildland Fire Operations 444 Invasive Species Subcommittee ETC 2017-01
Guide to Wildland Fire Origin and Cause Determination 412 Wildland Fire Investigation Subcommittee CEPC 2016-04
ICS Forms NIMSIC-01 National Incident Management System Integration Committee NIMSIC
Incident Behavior Form 935-1 Incident Business Committee IBC 2012-08
Incident Commander's Organizer 206 Incident Operations Subcommittee IPSC 2015-03
Interagency Emergency Helicopter Extraction Source List 512 Helicopter Short Haul Unit, Interagency Helicopter Operations Subcommittee NCSC 2021-01
Job Aids J-XXX Incident and Position Standards Committee IPSC
Las 10 Normas Para Combatir Incendios 110 ES Incident Operations Subcommittee IPSC 2020-05
Las 18 Situaciones Que Gritan Cuidado 118 ES Incident Operations Subcommittee IPSC 2020-05
LCES Decal 472 Risk Management Committee RMC 2017-02
Leading in the Wildland Fire Service 494-2 Leadership Committee LC 2007-01
National Fire Danger Rating System Reference Materials (CD-ROM) 933 Fire Danger Subcommittee FENC 2010-06
NWCG Aircraft Dispatch Form 250 National Coordination System Committee, National Interagency Aviation Committee NIAC 2021-06
NWCG Airtanker Base Directory 507 Airtanker Base Directory Unit, Interagency Airtanker Base Subcommittee NIAC 2021-04
NWCG Aviation Mishap Response Guide and Checklist 503 Aviation Risk Management Subcommittee NIAC 2021-02
NWCG Aviation Risk Management Workbook 530-1 Aviation Risk Management Subcommittee NIAC 2021-10
NWCG Aviation Technical Assistance Directory 504 National Interagency Aviation Committee NIAC 2021-06
NWCG Data Management Strategy 940 Data Management Committee DMC 2018-03
NWCG Data Standards 910 Data Standards and Terminology Board DMC 2021-01
NWCG Fire Environment Poster 439 Fire Behavior Subcommittee FENC 2020-03
NWCG Geographic Information System Specialist (GISS) Workflow 936-1 Geospatial Subcommittee DMC 2022-06
NWCG Glossary of Wildland Fire 205 Data Standards and Terminology Board DMC
NWCG Guide for Wildland Fire Modules 431 Fire Use Subcommittee FMC 2022-08
NWCG Guide to Fire Weather Forecasts 425 Fire Weather Subcommittee FENC 2021-06
NWCG High Pressure Portable Pump Instructions Poster 460 Motorized Equipment Unit, National Fire Equipment System Subcommittee ETC 2022-03
NWCG Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG) 461 Incident Operations Subcommittee IPSC 2022-01
NWCG NFES Catalog - Part 1: Fire Supplies and Equipment 449-1 National Fire Equipment System Subcommittee ETC 2022-06
NWCG NFES Catalog - Part 2: Publications 449-2 National Fire Equipment System Subcommittee ETC 2022-01
NWCG Passenger / Crew and Cargo Manifest 245 National Interagency Aviation Committee NIAC 2019-06
Position Task Books 311 Incident and Position Standards Committee IPSC 2021-03
NWCG Prescribed Fire Plan Template 484-1 Fire Use Subcommittee FMC 2021-12
NWCG Prescribed Fire Summary and Final Complexity Worksheet 424-1 Fire Use Subcommittee FMC 2022-03
NWCG Report on Wildland Firefighter Fatalities in the United States: 2007-2016 841 Risk Management Committee RMC 2017-12
NWCG Single Resource Casual Hire Information 934 Incident Business Committee IBC 2022-07
NWCG Smoke and Roadway Safety Pocket Card 477-1 Smoke Committee SmoC 2021-07
NWCG Smoke Management Guide for Prescribed Fire 420-3 Technical Smoke Topics Subcommittee SmoC 2020-11
NWCG Standards for Aerial Ignition 501 Interagency Aerial Ignition Unit, Interagency Helicopter Operations Subcommittee NIAC 2021-01
NWCG Standards for Aerial Supervision 505 Interagency Aerial Supervision Subcommittee NIAC 2022-01
NWCG Standards for Airspace Coordination 520 Interagency Airspace Subcommittee NIAC 2018-05
NWCG Standards for Airtanker Base Operations 508 Interagency Airtanker Base Subcommittee, Standards for Airtanker Base Operations Unit NIAC 2022-06
NWCG Standards for Aviation Risk Management 530 Aviation Risk Management Subcommittee NIAC 2021-05
NWCG Standards for Aviation Transport of Hazardous Materials 513 National Interagency Aviation Committee NIAC 2018-02
NWCG Standards for Course Delivery 901-1 Training Delivery Committee TDC 2020-06
NWCG Standards for Electronic Documentation (eDoc) 277 Incident Planning Subcommittee IPSC 2022-07
NWCG Standards for Fire Equipment Storage And Refurbishing 448 National Fire Equipment System Subcommittee, Refurbishment Unit ETC 2022-07
NWCG Standards for Fire Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations 515 Interagency Fire Unmanned Aircraft Systems Subcommittee NIAC 2022-04
NWCG Standards for Fire Weather Stations 426-3 Fire Weather Subcommittee FENC 2019-03
NWCG Standards for Geospatial Operations 936 Geospatial Subcommittee DMC 2022-06
NWCG Standards for Ground Ignition Equipment 443 Ground Ignition Subcommittee ETC 2019-02
NWCG Standards for Helicopter Operations 510 Interagency Helicopter Operations Subcommittee, Standards for Helicopter Operations Unit NIAC 2019-05
NWCG Standards for Interagency Cooperator Type 2 and 3 Helicopters 525-1 National Interagency Aviation Committee NIAC 2021-08
NWCG Standards for Interagency Incident Business Management 902 Incident Business Committee IBC 2022-04
NWCG Standards for Prescribed Fire Planning and Implementation 484 Fire Use Subcommittee FMC 2022-05
NWCG Standards for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) 309 Incident and Position Standards Committee IPSC 2022-01
NWCG Standards for Transporting Fuel 442 Ground Ignition Subcommittee ETC 2019-10
NWCG Standards for Unit Identifiers 931 Unit Identifier Board DMC 2022-09
NWCG Standards for Water Scooping Operations 518 Interagency Water Scooper Subcommittee NIAC 2022-05
NWCG Standards for Wildfire Prevention: Recreation Areas and Patrols 456 Communication Education and Prevention Committee CEPC 2018-03
NWCG Standards for Wildland Fire Chainsaw Operations 212 Hazard Tree and Tree Felling Subcommittee RMC 2022-06
NWCG Standards for Wildland Fire Module Operations 430 Fire Use Subcommittee, Wildland Fire Module Unit FMC 2019-03
NWCG Standards for Wildland Fire Position Qualifications 310-1 Incident and Position Standards Committee IPSC 2022-07
NWCG Standards for Wildland Fire Resource Typing 200 Equipment Technology Committee, Incident and Position Standards Committee, National Interagency Aviation Committee NIMSIC 2021-12
NWCG Training Course Completion Certificate 921-1 Training Delivery Committee TDC 2020-10
NWCG Wildland Fire Position Qualification Flowchart 308 Incident and Position Standards Committee IPSC 2022-07
NWCG Wildland Fire Risk and Complexity Assessment 236 Incident and Position Standards Committee IPSC 2022-04
NWCG-Position-Specific Standards 350 Incident and Position Standards Committee IPSC 2022-08
Prescribed Fire Complexity Rating System Guide 424 Fire Use Subcommittee FMC 2017-07
Resource Advisor’s Guide for Wildland Fire 313 Resource Advisor Subcommittee IFPC 2017-08
Six Minutes For Safety RMC-01 6 Minutes for Safety RMC 2021-09
Smoke and Roadway Safety Guide 477 Smoke Committee SmoC 2020-10
Smoke Management Guide for Prescribed and Wildland Fire 420-2 Technical Smoke Topics Subcommittee SmoC 2001-12
The New Generation Fire Shelter 411 Fire Shelter and Personal Protective Equipment Subcommittee ETC 2003-03
The New Generation Fire Shelter Video 411 Fire Shelter and Personal Protective Equipment Subcommittee ETC 2003-03
User Guide for Development and Maintenance of NWCG Data Standards 938 Data Standards and Terminology Board DMC 2017-06
Water Handling Equipment Guide 447-1 Mobile Fire Equipment Subcommittee ETC 2013-06
What is the Appropriate RAWS Network? 1003 Fire Weather Subcommittee FENC 2012-08
Wildfire Prevention Strategies Guide 455 Communication Education and Prevention Committee CEPC 1998-03
Wildland Fire Fatality and Entrapment Initial Report 405-1 Risk Management Committee RMC 2016-01
Wildland Urban Interface Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide 051 Wildland Urban Interface Mitigation Committee WUIMC 2019-06
Work Capacity Test : Administrator’s Guide 307 Risk Management Committee RMC 2003-04