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S-390 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations

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Wyoming Fire Academy

2500 Academy Court

Riverton, WY 82501

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Date: 2/22/2018 – 2/25/2018 (40 hour course: 32 Instructor-led training hours, 8 hours pre-course work)
Time: 0800-1700 Daily
Instructor(s): TBA

Notes: Pre-course reading assignment required. When completed please print and send to the Wyoming Fire Academy, 2500 Academy Court, Riverton, WY 82501Attn: Ryan DeFord, fax to 307-856-6563 or email to ryan.deford@wyo.gov. (No later than February 1, 2018).

Link for pre-Course work: http://onlinetraining.nwcg.gov/node/209
Target Group: Personnel desiring to be qualified as division group supervisor (DIVS), prescribed fire burn boss type 2 (RXB2), or incident commander type 3 (ICT3).

Course Description: 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.

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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