Wildland/Urban Interface Fire Q0617

Curriculum: Incident Management
Training Specialist

Richard Sexton
301-447-7687

Delivery type
Online
Continuing education units
0.1
ACE recommendation
There is no ACE credit recommendation for this course.

This simulation is designed to expose the novice student to some of the problems and issues associated with a wildland urban interface (WUI) fire. The scenario starts with a small fire in a field of unharvested grain situated in a rural area near structures and forested areas. The fire spreads through the field and into the forest, threatening several structures in the area. There are multiple levels of response within the Incident Command System, requiring the establishment of Divisions, mutual-aid response and special resources. This simulation allows the student an opportunity to be the Incident Commander of a WUI fire.

Estimated completion time: one hour.

Selection criteria

None

Prerequisites

None

Post-course requirements

None