Wildland Fire Training

Developed by the N.S. Department of Natural Resources to provide basic fire suppression training that enables firefighters to safely and effectively manage forest fires. Training consists of a 4 hour classroom component and a 4 hour practical component.

PART 1 – Online Component
•Fireline Organization
•Fundamentals of Forest Fire Control
•Effects of Weather, Topography, and Fuels on Fire Behavior
•Forest Fire Suppression Tools
•Forest Fire Suppression
•Personal Safety
PART 2 – Practical Component
•Pumps
•Tool Box & Hand Tools
•Hose Handling Techniques
•Use of Class A Foam