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Hot Topic WFSTAR The ADD MODULE TO CART is a new feature for 2012. Select and download training modules for a customized program to better align with your target audience. The Module Toolbox provides categories with related topics made up of new and old modules.
Each module download includes a video, Student Workbook and Facilitator Guide.

As you select modules to download, a Download Cart will appear in the bottom right on your browser. The Download Cart allows you to view your training package selection and add or delete modules. Total Download Size and Estimated Download Times are provided as a reference. When you are finished with your training package selection, select the Download button. The Download Cart will view 'Processing' until the download is complete. A File Download box will then appear with a zipped file titled 'nifc_download.zip.' This zipped file contains your module files. Download and save. The Download Cart will then give you the option to empty your cart.
Note: Modules are large in size due to video files and may take time to download, so plan ahead in your refresher preparation.

 

New WFSTAR

Salt Fire Case Study (2012)

a burnover timeline

Students will identify and discuss significant events, conditions, and decisions leading up to the Salt Fire burnover.

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deer park fire (2011)

incident within an incident

Hotshots and a smokejumper describe responding to a firefighter with a broken leg. The rescue helicopter lands nearby and tips back on its tail, making it unavailable for medevac.

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The fires of 1910 (2010)

the big blowup

The story of Ed Pulaski and forest management previous to and after the raging forest fires of 1910.

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Indians fire (2009)

near-miss situation

Crews are conducting a burnout when a large fire whirl passes over them.

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alabaugh canyon fire (2008)

entrapment and shelter deployment

A young firefighter shares his fire shelter with an experienced veteran.

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Little venus fire (2007)

shelter deployment

A pack string and fire crew enroute to the Little Venus are overrun by a wall of flames.

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cart creek fire (2007)

escape routes

Firefighters find themselves on an ineffective escape route given the unexpected change in fire behavior.

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