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

Dates:

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 Doyle Conner Building in Gainesville, FL.

Registration Fee:

$100

Lodging:

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

For more information, contact:

Meghan Lauer, Workshop Coordinator

Natural Areas Training Academy

(850) 875-7153

nata@ifas.ufl.edu

Students seated in a classroom.

Students seated in a classroom.

Students seated in a classroom.