Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

S215 unit 0

2,219 views

Published on

Operations in the Wildland/Urban Interface

Published in: Education, Technology, Business
  • Be the first to comment

S215 unit 0

  1. 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. 2. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface Unit 0 - Introduction S-215 Slide 0-2
  3. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 10. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 • Classic interface Unit 0 - Introduction Slide 0-10
  11. 11. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 • Mixed interface Unit 0 - Introduction Slide 0-11
  12. 12. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 • Occluded interface Unit 0 - Introduction Slide 0-12
  13. 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. 14. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 What is your agency’s policy? Unit 0 - Introduction Slide 0-14
  15. 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. 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. 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. 18. S-215 - Wildfire Operations in the Interface S-215 Questions? Unit 0 - Introduction Slide 0-18

×