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Investigating Railroad Caused Wildfires

This online course provides information about the specific causes of railroad related wildfires. Detailed sections will provide specialized information and techniques to aid in the investigation of railroad related wildfires.


1. Complete the online course by selecting the "Click to start the online course." link below.

    2. To print the NWCG certificate of completion follow the directions at the end of the course. Keep the certificate as proof of successful completion of the course.  If you would like to  print the course, you can print each content screen with the "Notes" Tab selected.​


    • The audio on a few screens may not play the beginning of the narration. Please review the "Notes" Tab for missed audio.
    • Narration audio closed captioning is available by selecting the "Notes" Tab.