Aviation - established to provide
cooperative interagency aviation expertise in support of wildland fire
management. Aviation safety to include management and operations
oversight is the primary focus.
Business - established to develop and
coordinate business management policy and procedures within interagency
Equipment - established to develop and
coordinate equipment standards, policy and procedures within interagency
established to provide guidance, advice, monitoring, and assistance to
field units in the interagency implementation of FPA. FPA is an
interagency analysis that includes an aggregation of all lands being
considered in the analysis called a Fire Planning Unit (FPU). Twelve
interagency FPUs have been identified in the Northern Rockies.
Fuels - established to provide a
mthod to commumicate between agencies regarding fuels related topics.
Logistics – established to provide organization and support for Logistics
related incident topics.
Crew (NAC) -
organized to recommend emergency firefighter crew management policy to
fire protection agencies.
Operations - established to provide a zone consensus
approach to incident management operational issues.
Prevention and Education
established to coordinate fire prevention activities between the NRCG
agencies, and between NRCG agencies and structural fire organizations
with particular emphasis on the interface and other areas of high person
caused fire risk; identify an interagency approach for meeting fire
suppression responsibilities in interface areas considering the
capabilities and legislated responsibilities of the agencies and those of
local governments and private property owners; in addition, develop and
implement an educational program about the role of fire in ecosystem
Training - coordinates efforts which will
facilitate the development, presentation and evaluation of Wildland Fire
Suppression, Incident Management, Aviation Management, Fire Use and Fuels
Management interagency training needs in the Northern Rockies Area.