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S-215: Fire Operations in the Wildland/Urban Interface

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Future dates TBD

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S-215 is a suggested National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) training course designed for individuals currently qualified as a FFT1 with knowledge of their agency firefighting policy as it relates to wildland/urban interface fires.

This course is designed to assist structure and wildland firefighters who will be making tactical decisions when confronting wildland fire that threatens life, property, and improvements in the wildland/urban interface. Instructional units include interface awareness, size-up, initial strategy and incident action plan, structure triage, structure protection tactics, incident action plan assessment and update, follow-up and public relations, and firefighter safety in the interface.

*Participants should have wildland fire experience and completed S-130/190 (Basic Wildland Firefighter) and S-131 (Firefighter Type I) prior to this course, and must bring their own IRPG.*

In-person training:

Two day in-person classroom training at the Florida Farm Bureau Building in Gainesville, FL.

Registration Fee:

TBD; Early registration is available to participants who has previously graduated from one or more of the NATA Core Certificate Courses. 

Lodging:

Participants are responsible for securing their own lodging. UF/IFAS discounts are available in Gainesville for this event.

For more information, contact:

Training Coordinator

Natural Areas Training Academy

nata@ifas.ufl.edu

Students seated in a classroom.

Students seated in a classroom.

Students seated in a classroom.