NWCG Basic Wildfire S-130/S-190/L-180

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NWCG Basic Wildfire S-130/S-190/L-180

April 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Large tornado approaching a city

See the following opportunity for anyone interested in taking an on-line version of the certified NWCG – Basic Wildfire & Prescribed Fire online course (S-190/S-130/L-180). This class is being held on April 23, 2024 in Middleton, WI.

These courses are being offered through a partnership between Middleton Parks & Recreation and Incident Management Specialist LLC. to the citizens in Wisconsin and surrounding states. These courses are opportunities to educate the public on how to safely suppress wildfires and manage prescribed fires.

This 32‐hour course encompasses S‐130 Fire Fighter (24 hrs. online and 8 hrs. formal workshop), S‐190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior (self-study), L‐180 Human Factors on the Fireline, and I-100 Introduction to the Incident Command System and IS-700 (self-study) training. It is designed for entry level firefighters and personnel and required by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) for agencies subscribing to National Interagency Management System (NIMS).

Because of the Covid 19 pandemic this class delivery the schedule is designed to minimize personal exposure by having the student complete 3 hours of online class materials before the to the student attends there are 4 to 6 hour assigned session for the completion of the four workstations on fire shelter use, hand tool use, handline construction and water equipment in an outdoors environment

The schedule for this class under normal conditions we would spend four hours in the morning in a classroom setting and then go outside to do the four work stations of fire shelter use, hand tool use, handline construction and water equipment.

To cover the delivery of the morning portion of this course all students will need to complete the 3 hours of online materials before coming this field day.

Click HERE for more information and how to register!


April 23
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Orchid Heights Shelter 3960 Valley Ridge Road Middleton, WI


Ken Terrill
608-358-0453 (cell)
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