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  1. Wildland firefighter courses now available online

    Online Articles

    Tue, 12 Aug 2008

    thanks to a cooperative effort between the National Wildfire Coordinating Group and the U.S. Fire Administration ..... said Brian McManus, who chairs the National Wildfire Coordinating Group and serves as the Fire Director for the

  2. Delivering a Wildland Fire Training Program to a Structural Fire Department

    Online Articles

    Fri, 3 Dec 2010

    in a computer-driven, online format through www.nfaonline.dhs.gov . In partnership with the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) and the National Association of State Foresters, these NFA courses allow structural fire departments

  1. Firefighting Techniques: From Wildland Firefighting to Structural Firefighting: Applying LCES

    Online Articles

    Wed, 29 Jan 2014

    the wildfire world. It might be a good SOP for your fire department. ENDNOTES 1. Fireline Handbook. National Wildfire Coordinating Group . March 2004. Daniel P. Sheridan is a 25-year veteran of the Fire Department of New York and a covering

  2. USFA offers wildland fire training for rural fire departments

    Online Articles

    Tue, 26 Sep 2006

    the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) in cooperation with the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) is working on a number of projects to provide structural firefighters with the competencies

  3. NEWS IN BRIEF

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Jun 2007

    Source: USFA Firefighters Memorial Database NEW COURSES NWCG/USFA’s online ICS course. The National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) are offering the I-100, Introduction to the Incident

  4. News in Brief

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Nov 2006

    Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), in conjunction with the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG), will make available for structural firefighters several projects that will help develop their

  5. Position task books available online from USFA

    Online Articles

    Sun, 16 Sep 2007

    Management System Division/National Incident Management System (NIMS) Integration Center and the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG), announces the availability of position task books for All-Hazard Incident Management Team

  6. FEMA-sponsored landmark study

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 May 2009

    Structural Firefighters Skills Crosswalk . The Crosswalk effort, led by USFA in partnership with the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs, identified parallel technical competencies

  7. Community Wildfire Assessment Course Now Available

    Online Articles

    Wed, 23 Sep 2009

    Firewise Communities program is managed by the National Fire Protection Association and sponsored by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group , a consortium of wildland fire agencies. For more information, visit www.firewise.org .

  8. FEMA's New On-Line Course Helps Urban Firefighters Battle Wildfires More Safely

    Online Articles

    Thu, 20 May 2004

    fire behavior, safety issues and operational issues. The training program is a joint effort of the National Wildfire Coordinating Group and USFA's National Fire Programs Division. The course takes between two to eight hours to complete