NWCG user guide for glossary of wildland fire
Document Type: Report
Author(s): National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG)
Publication Year: 2018

Cataloging Information

  • fire terminology
  • glossary
  • NWCG - National Wildfire Coordinating Group
  • users guide
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Record Last Modified: October 30, 2019
FRAMES Record Number: 58861


The NWCG User Guide for Glossary of Wildland Fire provides guidance on the development and review of glossary entries approved by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG). The NWCG Glossary of Wildland Fire, PMS 205, provides the wildland fire community a single source for accurate and consistent wildland fire and incident management terminology used by the NWCG and its subgroups. Within this guide, users and committees can find instructions on the glossary process; tips for viewing the glossary on the NWCG website; guidance for committees and subcommittees assigned ownership of glossary terms, including how to request, develop, and revise a glossary entry; technical requirements for complete glossary entries; and a list of contacts for support.

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Link to this document (1 MB; pdf)
National Wildfire Coordinating Group. 2018. NWCG user guide for glossary of wildland fire. PMS 937. National Wildfire Coordinating Group. 11 p.

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