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Operations in the Wildland/Urban Interface

Operations in the Wildland/Urban Interface

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  • 1. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 Mission: To develop relevant National Wildfire Coordinating Group training in a cost-effective manner to meet the needs of the wildland fire community. Vision: To develop professional training packages which provide a solid training foundation and enhanced training experience to the wildland fire community. Email comments or suggestions pertaining to this or any NWCG course to: BLM_FA_NWCG_Evaluation@blm.gov Online: training.nwcg.gov
  • 2. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface Unit 0 - Introduction S-215 Slide 0-2
  • 3. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 • Introduce the course coordinator, instructors, and students. • Discuss course logistics. • Provide a course overview. • Discuss course expectations. • Identify course reference materials. • Define the “interface.” • Compare and contrast differing agency policies in relation to interface incidents. Unit 0 - Introduction Slide 0-3
  • 4. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 • Instructors • Students –Incident Experience with Wildland/Urban Interface Unit 0 - Introduction Slide 0-4
  • 5. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface • • • • Unit 0 - Introduction S-215 Course Agenda Sign-In Sheet Housekeeping Other Concerns Slide 0-5
  • 6. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 Course objective: • At the successful completion of this course, students will be able to operate safely and effectively during an interface incident by: • • • • • Unit 0 - Introduction Using situation awareness Performing structure triage Using pre-planning tools Understanding fire behavior Using tactics unique to the interface Slide 0-6
  • 7. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 • Participate in all classroom and field discussions, exercises, and scenarios. • Obtain a score of 70% or higher on the final exam. Unit 0 - Introduction Slide 0-7
  • 8. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 • Exercise: Student expectations for the course • In 10 minutes, develop a list of your expectations. Unit 0 - Introduction Slide 0-8
  • 9. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 • Wildland Fire Incident Management Field Guide • Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG) • Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide • Red Book • Student reference materials in Appendix D Unit 0 - Introduction Slide 0-9
  • 10. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 • Classic interface Unit 0 - Introduction Slide 0-10
  • 11. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 • Mixed interface Unit 0 - Introduction Slide 0-11
  • 12. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 • Occluded interface Unit 0 - Introduction Slide 0-12
  • 13. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 • Interface fires can occur in almost any community and as it pertains to us; the structures are just another fuel type. • Although these fuels may differ across the country, one factor remains constant; the risk to firefighters who suppress fires. Unit 0 - Introduction Slide 0-13
  • 14. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 What is your agency’s policy? Unit 0 - Introduction Slide 0-14
  • 15. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 • What is your agency policy for structure protection? • Compare and contrast differing agency policies. Unit 0 - Introduction Slide 0-15
  • 16. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 • Structure protection is still wildland firefighting. • Structure firefighting occurs when structure protection fails. • Consider where firefighting policy and public perception differ. Unit 0 - Introduction Slide 0-16
  • 17. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 • Introduce the course coordinator, instructors, and students. • Discuss course logistics. • Provide a course overview. • Discuss course expectations. • Identify course reference materials. • Define the “interface.” • Compare and contrast differing agency policies in relation to interface incidents. Unit 0 - Introduction Slide 0-17
  • 18. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 Questions? Unit 0 - Introduction Slide 0-18