This course is designed to provide students with the essential tools and skills to operate safely in a wildland/urban interface incident. It is designed in a modular format to be offered as a 2-day course or optional modules after completing Command and Control of Wildland/Urban Interface Fire Operations for the Structural Chief Officer. Course content covers strategy development (simulation exercise), overview of the emergency management plan, new development issues, working with property owners, environmental issues, cultural issues, historic issues, news media, and cooperative leadership (simulation exercise).
|Selection Criteria||Chief or company officers who may have command responsibility for multiple resources at the scene of a wildland/urban interface incident.|
|Delivery Type||2-Day Off-Campus|
|ACE Recommendation||In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Fire Science and Forestry Management.|
|Student Pre-Course Materials||None.|