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FCA 177
Wild Land Fire Management


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30


Description
Designed for firefighters that are confronted with a wild land fire situation and will focus on developing entry level wild land firefighting skills, emphasizing firefighter safety. The course complies with the PNWCG S-130/S-190 course requirements for entry level wild land firefighting. Prerequisite: FCA 111 or equivalent training.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Describe firefighter safety and preparedness, standards for and tools for survival.
  • Discuss the fire environment including fire behavior factors and weather.
  • Apply basic firefighting skills to a wildland / urban interface environment.
  • Provide an overview of the incident command system as applied to a wildland setting.
  • Discuss and describe fire operations in the urban interface.

  • Course Topics
  • Wildland/Urban interface
  • Safety and preparedness
  • Wildland firefighting tools
  • Firefighting tactics: fire behavior & strategy
  • Incident command system

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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
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    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.