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  1. USFA Administrator Makes a Call for NWCG Red Card Personnel

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    Wed, 24 Jul 2002

    assistance in mobilizing wildland certified ( NWCG Red Card) structural firefighters from ..... 005 907-356-5680 akaccmob@dms. nwcg .gov Eastern Area Coordination Center ..... 55111 612-713-7300 mneacmob@dms. nwcg .gov Eastern Great Basin Coordination

  2. USFA Announces Web Site for Wildland Fire Training Information

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    Mon, 22 May 2006

    is managed by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group ( NWCG ) Training Working Team and is located at http://training. nwcg .gov . This Web site provides information about the NWCG curriculum, training program, training material, standards

  1. USFA offers wildland fire training for rural fire departments

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    Tue, 26 Sep 2006

    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 needed to work safely in wildland

  2. FEMA Announces Two New Web-Based Incident Command System (ICS) Courses

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    Tue, 24 May 2005

    National Wildfire Coordinating Group ( NWCG ). These new courses integrate the NIMS ..... study, interactive and equivalent to NWCG I-100 (Based on standard learning objectives ..... study, interactive and equivalent to NWCG I-200 (Based on standard learning objectives

  3. THE WILDLAND INTERFACE: IMPACT ON LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS

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    Fri, 1 May 1998

    National Wildfire Coordinating Group ( NWCG )7 adopted the NFPA standard-setting ..... operations. Don Artley, chair of the NWCG , has written to OSHA asking that it not ..... but that it instead participate in the NWCG /NFPA standard-setting process, adopted

  4. CDC posts Ebola guidelines

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    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    in civilian deaths and a 0.7 percent reduction in property damage. NWCG offers WUI Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide The National Wildfire Coordinating Group ( NWCG ) has created a Wildland-Urban Interface Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference

  5. Wildland Fire Courses Offered by University of Nevada, Reno, Fire Science Academy

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    Thu, 25 Feb 2010

    applicable National Wildland Coordinating Group ( NWCG ) standards. The FSA's Wildland Fire Academy ..... 290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior, NWCG S-230 Crew Boss/Single Resource, and NWCG S-231 Engine Boss/Single Resource. Each

  6. Wildfires Occur in Small Towns, Too: Are You Ready?

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    Sat, 1 Oct 2011

    National Wildfire Coordinating Group ( NWCG ) that, when delivered by a "competent ..... recognize the potential (high risk). The NWCG Fireline Handbook references four common ..... in February 2010 and are now part of the NWCG 2010 Incident Response Pocket Guide . In

  7. Firefighting News: IFSI Offers Two New Courses

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    Mon, 10 Feb 2014

    introducing two new classes that fall under its Wildland Program. NWCG (S-359) Medical Unit Leader is a 20-hour course designed ..... far away as Washington, Wyoming, Colorado and New Hampshire. NWCG S-248 - Status/Check-In Recorder is the other new Wildland

  8. ATTACKING WILDFIRES TOGETHER

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    Sun, 1 May 2005

    National Wildland Fire Qualification System ( NWCG 310-1). Nationwide benefits of NIMS as related ..... National Wildfire Coordinating Group ( NWCG ), which includes federal, state, local ..... wildland fires. In addition to NIMS and NWCG standards, additional guidances are available