Personnel desiring to become qualified a Division/Group Supervisor; Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Type II; Incident Commander Type III; or in a position requiring this knowledge,
S-290 and qualified as a Single Resource Boss
CA. State Fire Training
Dress is casual, but respectful and uniforms are okay as well.
This course is designed to introduce fire behavior calculations by manual methods, using nomograms and the Fire Behavior Handbook Appendix B.
Students gain an understanding of the determinants of fire behavior though studying inputs (weather, slope, fuels, and fuel moisture). Students also learn how to interpret fire behavior outputs, documentation processes, and fire behavior-briefing components.