Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

NWCG S-390 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations : 32 Hours

Student Fee

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Course Description

This course is designed to introduce fire behavior calculations by manual methods, using nomograms and the Fire Behavior Handbook Appendix B. Students gain an understanding of the determinants of fire behavior through studying inputs (weather, slope, fuels, and fuel moisture). Students also learn how to interpret fire behavior outputs, documentation processes, and fire behavior briefing components.

 

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.


Syllabus

  Syllabus - S-390.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • fire fighting
  • special programs
  • wildland

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course



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