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Wildland Urban Interface Firefighting for the Structural Company Officer F0610

Curriculum: Incident Management
Training Specialist

Richard Sexton
301-447-7687

Delivery type
2-day off-campus
Continuing education units
1.4
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:

https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/pcm/BYOD_Instructions_0610.pdf PDF 220KB
Instructions to Download Student Manual
https://nfa.usfa.fema.gov/ax/syll/syllabus_f0610.pdf 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.

Prerequisites

None

Post-course requirements

None

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 Train-the-Trainer?
October 4 - 5, 2021 Yuma, Arizona

Jeff Johnston
Certification Coordinator
Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence
623-333-6502
jeff.johnston@azcfse.org

Stephen Legros
Training Captain
City of Yuma Fire Department
928-373-4863
stephen.legros@yumaaz.gov

Course coordination plan
October 16 - 17, 2021 El Rito, New Mexico

Sharlynn Montoya
Administrative Services Coordinator
New Mexico Firefighters Training Academy
575-835-7501
Sharlynn.Montoya@state.nm.us

David Klein
Chief
Abiquiu Volunteer Fire Department
505-901-0300
davidjoe@mac.com

Course coordination plan
October 19 - 20, 2021 Forsyth, Georgia

Ike McConnell
Director
Georgia Public Safety Training Center
478-993-4670
imcconnell@gpstc.org

Jorge Roque
Instructor
Georgia Public Safety Training Center
478-993-4684
jroque@gpstc.org

Course coordination plan
January 15 - 16, 2022 Greenville, Michigan

Dan Hammerberg
Region Coordinator
Michigan Bureau of Fire Services - Fire Fighter Training Division
906-399-4399
hammerbergd@michigan.gov

Brian Blomstrom
Executive Vice President
Michigan Fire Service Instructors Association
616-835-2701
bloomy@pathwaynet.com

Course coordination plan
March 19 - 20, 2022 Miles City, Montana

Jerry Prete
Regional Manager
Montana State University - Fire Services Training School
406-461-2274
gerald.prete@montana.edu

Holly Harris
Public Education Coordinator
MSU - Fire Services Training School
406-771-4439
holly.harris@montana.edu

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

Mike Dunlap
Education Specialist, NFA State Coordinator
South Carolina Fire Academy
803-896-9842
mike.dunlap@llr.sc.gov

Bonita Watters
Curriculum Manager
South Carolina Fire Academy
803-896-4074
bonita.watters@llr.sc.gov

Course coordination plan

Student comments

Informative in addressing large scale incident management.