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Downloading an Incident KMZ File for a Pending Decision

Incident Owners and Editors can open and view an incident KMZ file for a pending decision in WFDSS for use in briefings or other incident-related activities. When viewing KMZ files for a pending decision, the KMZ file contains all mapping information (planning, MAPs, incident obj. shapes, fire perimeter, and accepted fire behavior analysis) from the Incident folder.

To download an an incident KMZ File for a pending decision:

  1. From the Incident list, select the incident > click View Information. The Edit Information page appears.
  2. Select the Decisions tab. The Decisions List appears.
  3. Select the Pending Decision, then click Pending KMZ. The File Dowload box appears.
  4. Click one of the download options:
    • Save to download the KMZ file to your desktop. Specifiy the location to save the file. Click Save. Once the file is downloaded to your computer, you can double-click the file to open it in Google Earth.
    • Open to display the KMZ file in Google Earth. The KMZ file name appears in the My Places pane in Google Earth. You can view the information by clicking the + to expand the list.
    • Cancel to exit the File Download box and return to WFDSS.

Once you download the KMZ, you can use it outside of WFDSS; examples include training, briefings, or data management.

Last updated on 6/15/2012 12:23:02 PM.

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WFDSS Decision

To download an incident KMZ File for a pending decision:

Deleting a Decision

See Also

Creating a Pending Decision

Creating and Publishing a Decision

About the Text Editor

Editing a Decision

Copy a Published Decision

Creating Draft Decisions and Reports

Adding Text to a Decision

Copying/Pasting Text into a Decision

Adding an Image to a Decision

Adding Incident Content to a Decision Using the Advanced Decision Editor

Adding FMUs manually to Incident FMUs

Including Analysis Results in a Decision

Including WFDSS-generated M.A.P. Images in a Decision

Restoring Decision Content to a Previous Version

Viewing Decision Information

Downloading an Incident KMZ File for a Published Decision

Viewing KMZ Files

Beginning the Review/Approval Process for an Incident Decision

Publishing a Decision (for Incident Owners)


Field Descriptions

Glossary Resources

Spatial Data Reference

Landscape Data Source Reference

Relative Risk Reference

Organization Assessment Reference

Fire Behavior Reference

About the WFDSS Decision Editors