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If you have questions, please feel free to visit http://www.ready.gov, call 800-BE-READY, or call the local emergency manager closest to you.
If you are having a life-threatening emergency, call 911. If 911 fails, know the direct line to the Public Safety Answer Point that serves you.
For non-emergent government and social service information call 211.
Wildland Urban Interface Firefighting for the Structural Company Officer
Objective: Provide a basic understanding of company operations in the Wildland /Urban Interface (W/UI) environment in which the company officer and crew may be assigned.
Description: This 2-day course identifies operational activities and safety concerns for structural Company Officers assigned to a wildland urban interface incident. Topics covered include introduction to wildland urban interface firefighting, interface environment, wildland fire behavior, command and control issues of wildland urban interface firefighting, and tactics. This course is intended for any volunteer or career fire fighter or company officer who may supervise the operation of a brush truck or other company during a wildland fire.
These classes will fill quickly! If you plan on attending register early. All classes are from 8 am to 5 pm both days.
September 15 & 16 Lawton/Great Plains Technology Center
October 13 & 14 Central Technology Center – Drumright
October 20 & 21 Kiamichi Technology Center – Durant
October 27 & 28 High Plains Technology Center – Woodward