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S-219, Firing Operations

This course identifies the roles/responsibilities of the Firing Boss (FIRB) for planning, execution, safety, coordination and evaluation of ignition operations on a wildland or prescribed fire. Describe/demonstrate the applications of various firing devices. Students will prepare a firing plan and briefing that discusses fire behavior, firing techniques, resource requirements, coordination, safety and risk factors to meet specific objectives.

Prerequisite(s): Qualified as a FFT2