This post is from 2018. There is a 2022 version of the Incident Response Guide. You can find information about the 2022 version here: https://wildfirelessons.blog/2022/03/01/2022-incident-response-pocket-guide-irpg-its-yellow/
By Travis Dotson
Yep. The new IRPG is out, and I guarantee you will not mistake it for an old one.
Good call NWCG – this cover will do exactly what it’s intended to do – set this version apart.
But why are we even talking about the window dressing? Let’s get to the meat.
Check out the list of parts with significant changes:
That’s a lot of big deal stuff. You should go through this list item by item to get familiar with it.
See that last item on the list? You might want to pay special attention to that one.
Yeah, the Medical Incident Report changed. You know, that super critical communication tool we use when our sisters and brothers get hurt.
How many lines do you see? That’s right: 8 not 9.
Yeah, it’s different – that’s OK.
This is an improvement.
This is the one we have.
Now do these two things:
- Make sure you have this one (we all need to play off the same sheet of music).
- Practice using this one. Drill Drill Drill – it really helps.
Eyes forward folks – let’s get to work on getting better.
Complaining is not work.
Download the new version here: IRPG Download
Ordering information for the new IRPG here: NWCG Ordering
Download new Medical Incident Report here: Medical Incident Report