Wildland Urban Interface Firefighting for Structural Company Officers

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Hours: 16 | Prerequisites: None | Students: 15–30 | Host requirements: None

This 2-day course identifies operational activities and safety concerns for structural company officers assigned to a Wildland/Wildland Urban Interface incident. Topics covered include Introduction to Wildland/Wildland Urban Interface firefighting, interface environment, wildland fire behavior, command and control issues of wildland/urban interface firefighting, and tactics.

Special requirements

  • Company officers or chief officers who may be in command of a single resource or Strike Team at the scene of a Wildland/Wildland Urban Interface incident.

U.S. National Fire Academy (NFA)

  • This course curriculum is developed and maintained by the National Fire Academy and is delivered in compliance with the standards of the National Fire Academy off-campus program. Courses are registered and approved through the Missouri Division of Fire Safety as the NFA State Training Partner. Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a National Fire Academy certificate of completion.

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