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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 Train-the-Trainer?
October 19 - 20, 2021 Forsyth, Georgia

Ike McConnell
Georgia Public Safety Training Center

Jorge Roque
Georgia Public Safety Training Center

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

Dan Hammerberg
Region Coordinator
Michigan Bureau of Fire Services - Fire Fighter Training Division

Brian Blomstrom
Executive Vice President
Michigan Fire Service Instructors Association

Course coordination plan
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

Student comments

Informative in addressing large scale incident management.