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Upcoming Training

S-130/S-190/L-180 Basic Wildfire Firefighter & Prescribed Fire Training

August 10, 2020 12:00 am

S-130/S-190/L-180 Basic Wildfire Firefighter & Prescribed Fire Training

This 32-hour NWCG course offered by Fox Valley Technical College prepares new firefighters in basic firefighting skills and behavior; factors that will aid them in the safe and effective control of wildland fires. It encompasses S‐130 Fire Fighter, S‐190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior, L‐180 Human Factors on the Fireline, and I-100 Introduction to the Incident

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S-131/S-211/S-133 Safety/Pumps/FF1

August 20, 2020 12:00 am

S-131/S-211/S-133 Safety/Pumps/FF1

This NWCG course offered by Fox Valley Technical College prepares entry-level supervisors in Wildland firefighting. S133 and S134 are now part of S131 training but the class title has not changed to reflect this yet. S-131 is Firefighter Type 1 training. Sometimes called Squad Boss, these are the entry-level supervisors in wildland firefighting. S-211 consists of

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S-130/S-190/L-180 Basic Wildfire Firefighter & Prescribed Fire Training

August 24, 2020 9:00 am

S-130/S-190/L-180 Basic Wildfire Firefighter & Prescribed Fire Training

S-130/S-190/L-180 Basic Wildfire Firefighter & Prescribed Fire Training courses are being offered through a partnership between Wehr Nature Center and Incident Management Specialist LLC. This is a 30 hour on-line version with a 2 hour field day held at Wehr Nature Center in Franklin, WI on August 24th, 2020. This 32‐hour course encompasses S‐130 Fire Fighter (24

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