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S-290 Intermediate Fire Behavior

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This is a classroom-based skills course designed to prepare the prospective fireline supervisor to undertake safe and effective fire management operations. It is the second course in a series that collectively serves to develop fire behavior prediction knowledge and skills. Fire environment differences are discussed as necessary; instructor should stress local conditions.
Objectives

  • Identify and describe the characteristics of fuels, weather, and topography that influence wildland fire behavior.
  • Describe the interaction of fuels, weather, and topography on wildland fire behavior, fireline tactics, and safety.
  • Describe the causes of extreme fire behavior conditions (long range spotting, crowning, and fire whirls) that develop due to weather, fuels, and/or topography.
  • Interpret, communicate, apply, and document wildland fire behavior and weather information.

Class Details

5 Sessions
Daily

Location
TMCC Pennington Heath Science Center

Instructor
William Munns 

Tuition: 

$350.00


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
3/2/2020 - 3/6/2020 Daily - Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Reno, TMCC Pennington Heath Science Center  Map William Munns