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Wildland Urban Interface Firefighting for the Structural Company Officer F0610

Training Specialist

Richard Sexton

Delivery type

2-day off-campus

Continuing education units


ACE recommendation

In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in fire science or fire management.

This 2-day course identifies operational activities and safety concerns for structural Company Officers (COs) assigned to a wildland urban interface (WUI) incident.

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to WUI firefighting.
  • Interface environment.
  • Wildland fire behavior.
  • Command and control issues of WUI firefighting.
  • Tactics.

Pre-course materials and course syllabus

Instructions to Download Student Manual: PDF 220KB
Course Syllabus: PDF 139KB

COs or chief officers who may be in command of a single resource or Strike Team at the scene of a wildland/WUI incident.

Upcoming offerings

Email or call the official under Contact(s) if you are interested in attending a course.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
April 15 - 16, 2023 Chilhowie, Virginia
Charlotte Green
Executive Assistant
Virginia Department of Fire Programs
Jamey Brads
Chief of Training and Operations
Virginia Department of Fire Programs
C. David Haynes
Fire Chief
Chilhowie Fire & EMS Department