Provides the new wildland firefighter with basic FFT2 Red Card-qualifying skills to effectively and safely suppress wildfires while under close supervision. Fire Department Sponsorship Required.
Course Learning Outcomes
Identify the fire behavior factors affecting the start and spread of wildland fires.
Apply appropriate “Standard Fire Orders”.
Describe the components, importance of, and guidelines associated with Lookouts, Communication, Escape Routes, and Safety Zones.
Explain the importance of and the inspection procedures for Fire Shelters.
Define the Risk Management process.
- Fire weather
- Wildland fire components
- Fire Shelters
- Situation Awareness and Risk Management
- Suppression techniques
- Line Construction