Introduction to Wildland Fire Suppression

Course Description:
This course is specifically designed for the inexperienced Fire Fighters or for Fire Fighters with previous experience and training that need reinforcement of existing knowledge. This course will provide the basic training needed to make a safe, effective initial attack on smaller "forest fires" in Michigan.

Course Name:
Introduction to Wildland Fire Suppression

Acronym:
IWFS

Course Code:
L25B

Instructional Hours:
7

Student Manuals:
Introduction to Wildland Fire Suppression

Student Handouts:
Incident Response Pocket Guide
Wildland Fire Management incident Management Field Guide

To Schedule Course:
SMOKE

Instructor Fee:
$315.00

Student Application:
SMOKE

Student Prerequisites:

  • Eighteen years of age or older
  • Member of an organized Michigan Fire Department

Quiz: None

Written Test: None

Practical Test: None