Wildland Urban Interface: Fire Adapted Communities (P0614)

Training Specialist

Woody Stratton
woody.stratton@fema.dhs.gov
301-447-1380

Curriculum: Fire Prevention: Technical

This is a six day course for persons who have organizational responsibility for Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) risk reduction operations in their agency or jurisdiction. The course will enable the student with the ability to create and sustain a fire adapted community located within a wildland urban interface. Course outcomes will include:
• Develop a local community coalition to address the Wildland Urban Interface and create Fire Adapted Communities.
• Create a Community Wildfire Protection Plan.
• Facilitate partnerships, improve networking and enhance resource allocation abilities that address WUI fire risks / issues.
• Pre-fire communication and planning between government agencies, local jurisdictions and the community at-large is essential in creating a fire adapted community.
• Improve quality of life and vitality within the local community.

Selection Criteria For persons who have organizational responsibility for Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) risk reduction operations in their agency or jurisdiction. Open to Federal, Tribal, State and Local government officials including fire and emergency services.
Delivery Type 6-Day On-Campus
Prerequisites ICS 100 and ICS 200 level training. Preferred courses are Q462 and Q463 available through NFA Online at www.nfaonline.dhs.gov. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.
ACE Recommendation ACE has not yet reviewed this new course.
CEU's
Post-Course Requirements
Student Pre-Course Materials None.
NFPA Standards None.
Student Comments FEMA Form 119-25-1, General Admissions Application Form can be downloaded from: http://www.usfa.fema.gov/nfa/about/attend/apply.shtm Applications should be submitted to: Office of Admissions, Building I, Room 216 National Emergency Training Center 16825 South Seton Avenue Emmitsburg, MD 21727-8998 Fax to: 301-447-1441