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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 Andrew Gardner at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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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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