Emergency Management News

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Fire Service Training offered

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
January 19 & 20
Broken Bow F.D. Training Center
To register call OSU/FST @ 1-800-304-5727 or 1-405-744-5727 or go to the FST website, www.osufst.org.
This course is NO cost for all participants.
Registration deadline is 2 weeks prior to the class date.

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