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Wildland Urban Interface Firefighting for the Structural Company Officer F0610

Curriculum: Incident Management
Training Specialist

Richard Sexton

Delivery type
2-day off-campus
Continuing education units
ACE recommendation
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, one semester hour in fire science or fire management.

This two-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.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus: PDF 220KB
Instructions to Download Student Manual PDF 139KB
Course Syllabus

Selection criteria

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



Post-course requirements


Upcoming offerings

Submit FEMA Form 119-25-2 to the contact(s) listed below for the course offering you are interested in attending.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP
March 19 - 20, 2022 Miles City, Montana

Jerry Prete
Regional Manager
Montana State University - Fire Services Training School

Holly Harris
Public Education Coordinator
MSU - Fire Services Training School

Course coordination plan
May 14 - 15, 2022 Columbia, South Carolina

Mike Dunlap
Education Specialist, NFA State Coordinator
South Carolina Fire Academy

Bonita Watters
Curriculum Manager
South Carolina Fire Academy

Course coordination plan
May 14 - 15, 2022 Westampton, New Jersey

Kent Neiswender
Training and Certification Specialist II
NJ Division of Fire Safety

Karen Grant-Haber
Kean University Fire Safety Program

Howard Black
Fire Academy Director
Burlington County ESTC

Course coordination plan
June 14 - 15, 2022 Carson City, Nevada

Tom Martinez
Training Officer II
Nevada State Fire Marshal Division

Course coordination plan

Student comments

Informative in addressing large scale incident management.