This class is by far one of the most important classes you will ever take. Take it from one of the authors of the NEW WUI Operating Principles – CAL FIRE BC Jeff Brand (ret.).
Wildland Fire Agencies: Required for Initial Attack Incident Commander Type 4 (ICT4) and Strike Team Leader (tractor/plow, dozer, engine, or crew)
Structural Fire Departments: Engine operators, chief officers and company officers responsible for structure protection in suburban/urban interface areas that may be threatened by wildland fire.
Wildland Fire Agencies: qualified as a Fire Fighter Type 1
Structural Fire Departments: I-100, L-180, S-130, S-190
Ca. State Fire Training Certificate of completion
Dress is casual, but respectful and uniforms are okay as well. Please park next to the fire station and additional parking on the street.
Designed to assist structure and wildland fire fighters who will be making tactical decisions when confronting wildland fire that threatens life, property, and improvements, in the wildland/urban interface. Topics include: interface awareness, size-up, initial strategy and incident action plan, structure triage, structure defense tactics, incident action plan assessment and update, follow-up and public relations, and fire fighter safety in the interface.
There will be scenarios after the tactics unit to support the field exercise with this class.