Wildland Firefighting

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Date(s) - February 16
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Parkersburg Fire Station 6

Wildland Firefighter (16 hours) (Pre-& Post work required for full certification)
An introductory course designed to train entry-level firefighters. Participants will gain knowledge of the basic incident management organization, firefighting techniques, suppression equipment, safety, strategy/tactics, and fire behavior. Weather permitting, field exercises will be held for valuable hands-on-training. This course encompasses both field and classroom units. This course will allow the participant to take the “Pack Test” at a later date to and receive their “Red Card”. This course requires you to complete the FREE S-190 course online before attending the classroom portion. Visit https://onlinetraining.nwcg.gov/node/169 for access to the course. Certificates must be shown to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Prerequisite: ICS 100 & S-190

Instructor: West Virginia Division of Forestry

If you would like to register for this class, please complete the attached registration form.  Please email registration forms back to Eva Godbey at eva.godbey@k12.wv.us.  FREE T-shirt for anyone that pre-registers and pre-pays by February 8, 2019.

Cost:  $20/person

Checks need to be made out to Wood County Firefighters Association.

Checks can be mailed to:

Mountain State ESC

Attn: Eva Godbey

501 22nd St.

Dunbar, WV 25064