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NC Prescribed Fire Training Center

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Montgomery Community College is the North Carolina Prescribed Fire Training Center providing landowner workshops on the role of fire in wildlife and forest management. Classes are formed on an as-needed basis and will be posted each semester. For more information about upcoming classes, e-mail Boon Chesson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

S130, S190, & L180 Wildland Firefighter Training

NC Prescribed Fire Training Center

Montgomery Community College

Troy, NC

Building 100 Room 105

February 17 - 21, 2014

8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

 

Wildland Firefighter Training and Wildland Fire Behavior will be held by the NC Prescribed Fire Training Center located at Montgomery Community College in Troy, North Carolina. This course of study will provide the entry level training necessary to become qualified as a Type 2 wildland firefighter. It will be an introduction to wildland fire behavior as it relates to fuels, weather, and topography. Additionally, it will provide training in basic firefighter skills.

There is no charge for the class. A minimal charge of $10.00 will be made for student workbooks, handbooks, and guides.

Register for the class with Angela Kennedy by phone at 910-576-6222 ext. 255 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . There will be a class limit of 25 students.

 

Agenda S130, S190, & L180
Monday, February 17 - S190
Instructor - Jeremy Callicutt, NCFS
Time Unit # Unit Name
8:15 - 12:00 0 Introduction
  1 Basic Concepts of Wildland Fire
  2A Topographic Influences
  2B Fuels
  2C Weather
12:00 - 1:00   Lunch
1:00 - 4:00 2C Weather (continued)
  3 Wildland Fire Behavior and Safety
    Final Exam
Tuesday, February 18, S130
Instructor - David Poole, NCFS
8:00 - 11:30 0A Introduction - Logistics and Overview
  0B Introduction - Basic Terminology
  1 Firefighter Preparedness
  2 ICS Overview
  3 Resource Types
11:30 - 12:30   Lunch
Instructor - Kelly Cagle, USFS
12:30 - 5:30 4A Watch Out Situations and Fire Orders
  4B LCES
  4C Fire Shelter
Wednesday, February 19 L180
Instructor - Michael Good, NCFS
8:00 - 12:00 4D Human Factors
12:00 - 1:00   Lunch
Instructor - Jeff Greene, USFS
1:00 - 5:00 9 Suppression
  10A Patrolling
  10B Radio Communication
  11 Mop Up and Securing the Fire Line
Thursday, February 20 S130
 Instructors - Scott Maynor & Jason Haywood, NCFS
8:00 - 12:00 5 Transportation Safety
  6 Hand Tools
  7 Firing Devices
  8 Use of Water
12:00 - 1:00   Lunch
Instructors - NCFS Staff
1:00 - 5:00 12  Fire Exercise
Friday, February 21 S130  
Instructor - Jay Strider, NCFS  
 8:00 - 12:00  13  Hazardous Materials Awareness
   14  Wildland/Urban Interface Safety
     Final Exam Review
     Final Exam

Agenda S130/190 & L180

 

NC Prescribed Fire Training Center

     Montgomery Community College, Troy NC

 

                                                 February 17 – February 21, 2014

 

                                                      Building 100 Room 105

 

Monday, February 17

S190

 

   Instructor – Jeremy Callicutt, NCFS

                                     Unit Number                          Unit Name

8:15 – 12:00                            0                                  Introduction

1                                  Basic Concepts of Wildland Fire

2A                               Topographic Influences

2B                               Fuels

2C                               Weather

 

12:00 – 1:00                                                    Lunch

 

1:00 – 4:00                              2C                               Weather continued

3                                  Wildland Fire Behavior and Safety

 

Final Exam

 

Tuesday, February 18

            S130

 

Instructor – David Poole, NCFS

8:00 -11:30                              0A                               Introduction – Logistics and Overview

0B                               Introduction – Basic Terminology

1                                  Firefighter Preparedness

2                                  ICS Overview

3                                  Resource Types

 

11:30 – 12:30                                                  Lunch

 

                                                    Instructor – Kelly Cagle, USFS

12:30 – 5:30                            4A                               Watch Out Situations and Fire Orders

4B                               LCES

4C                               Fire Shelter

 

 

 

 

 

  Wednesday, February 19

            L180

 

   Instructor – Michael Good, NCFS

  Unit Number                         Unit Name

8:00 – 12:00                            4D                               Human Factors

 

12:00 – 1:00                                                    Lunch 

 

                                                     Instructor – Jeff Greene, USFS

1:00 – 5:00                              9                                  Suppression

                                                10A                             Patrolling

                                                10B                             Radio Communication

                                                11                                Mopup and Securing the Fireline

 

Thursday, February 20

            S130

 

                                                     Instructors – Scott Maynor & Jason Haywood, NCFS

8:00 – 12:00                            5                                  Transportation Safety

6                                  Hand Tools

7                                  Firing Devices

8                                  Use of Water

 

12:00 – 1:00                                                    Lunch

 

                                                     Instructors – NCFS Staff

1:00 – 5:30                              12                                Fire Exercise

 

Friday, February 21

            S130

 

                                                     Instructor-Jay Strider, NCFS

 8:00 - 12:00                            13                                Hazardous Materials Awareness

                                                14                                Wildland/Urban Interface Safety

                                                                                    Final Exam Review

 

Final Exam

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