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Wildland Fire Information and Technology (WFIT)

Firefighter watching fire. Map of fire location. Firefighters walking along a ridgeline in a burned area. Interagency dispatch center. Air tankers. Interagency fire crew.

The desired outcome for Wildland Fire Information and Technology (WFIT) is to use information and technology in support of the business mission of the interagency wildland fire program; to provide information and technology services and functions independent of an agency or location of the user in a manner that provides flexibility and adaptability for the people who use it in the field. Read more…

The WFIT Initial Report (PDF, 1.5 MB) documents the need for wildland fire information and technology investments to be governed by a single interagency executive structure, supported by a common organization, and responding to a consensus vision and strategy, with engagement by partners in other programs, disciplines, and agencies.

The WFIT Project Plan (PDF, 321 KB) outlines the recommendations for implementing the wildland fire information and technology strategy, governance and management structure, and investment plan.

Last modified: Monday, 10-Apr-2017 12:49:40 CDT