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Upcoming Training

February 15, 2019 8:00 am

Wildland Fire Training

The “red card” system is a national wildland qualifications system. This “red card” proves your level of wildland qualifications in every state of this country. There are three parts to the “red card” certification – classes such as S-130, S-190, L-180, task book (a checklist to the job) and physical testing. You can NOT “get”

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February 25, 2019 8:00 am

Fire Behavior Calculations

Provides an introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations, which develops knowledge and skills required for effective fire behavior prediction. Prerequisites for this course are S290 and S219. Class #64840 – NWCG S-390

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March 1, 2019 8:00 am

Wildland Fire Chainsaws

This class provides an introduction to the function, maintenance and use of internal combustion engine powered chainsaws and their tactical wildland fire applications. Prerequisites for this course are S130/S190/L180 and current certification in basic First Aid/CPR or higher (i.e. First Responder or EMT). Enroll online on or after 11/18/18. Class #64100 – NWCG S-212

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