This is a classroom-based skills course designed to prepare the prospective fireline supervisor to undertake safe and effective fire management operations. Identify and describe the characteristics of fuels, weather, and topography that influence wildland fire behavior. Describe the interaction of fuels, weather, and topography on wildland fire behavior, fireline tactics, and safety. Describe the causes of extreme fire behavior conditions (long range spotting, crowning, and fire whirls) that develop due to weather, fuels, and/or topography. Interpret, communicate, apply, and document wildland fire behavior and weather information.
The class fees for this class are being covered by a grant if your department serves a population under 10,000. If you fail to attend the class or cancel after 4 weeks from the start of the class, you or your sponsoring department may be billed the full tuition of the class.
There are no prerequisites to taking this course
If you have specific questions about this course contact THOMAS RICHTER
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