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Wyoming Fire Academy

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Riverton, WY 82501

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Date: 3/23/2018 – 3/25/2018 (28 hour course: 20 Instructor-led training hours, 8 hours pre-course work)
Time: 1200-1700 Friday, 0800-1700 Saturday and Sunday

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Notes: Pre-course work required. When completed please send to the Wyoming Fire Academy, 2500 Academy Ct. Riverton, WY 82501 Attn: Ryan DeFord or fax to 307-856-6563 or email to ryan.deford@wyo.gov (No later than March 9, 2018).

Link for Pre-Course work: http://onlinetraining.nwcg.gov/node/197
** Please print or download:
http://www.nwcg.gov/sites/default/files/products/pms475.pdf which should be brought to class, and reviewed prior to coming to class.
(This is a large document. Please allow time to download, if you wish to do so)
**This publication will be mailed out to each student upon registration into the course at no cost.

Target Group: Personnel desiring to be qualified as field observer (FOBS) and/or fire effects monitor (FEMO).

Course Description: This course provides students with the skills necessary to perform as a field observer (FOBS) and/or a fire effects monitor (FEMO). Topics include roles and responsibilities of the FOBS and FEMO; how to make observations and document those observations; how to produce hand drawn and GPS field maps; and how to navigate using a compass and GPS. The navigation unit has 4½ hours of field exercises and the final field exercise is 8 hours. For pre-course work, students need to read and complete exercises in Basic Land Navigation (NFES 2865)

The cost is $75.00 per class. The fee maybe paid: At the door, by mail, or by phone. To make a credit card payment by phone, call Becky at 307-856-6776. Mailed payments can be sent to the Wyoming Fire Academy, 2500 Academy Court, Riverton, WY, 82501. Please make checks out to DFPES.

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