Community Education

Wildland Fire School

Wildland Fire School


Dates: March 12-16, 2018

Days: Monday - Friday

Time: 8:30a.m. – 4:00p.m.

Fee: $55.00

Class Limit: 40

Location: CR Del Norte Campus 883 W. Washington Blvd. Crescent City, CA 95531

Instructor: Jon Maxwell


This one week class is on basic firefighting techniques. 

Students will learn:

  • How to use basic firefighting tools
  • Fire behavior and Weather
  • What the LCES (Lookouts, Communications, Escape Routes, and Safety Zones) system is and how it relates to the Standard Firefighting Orders and Watch Out Situations.
  • Construct a fire line to required standards using various methods.
  • Strengthen, reinforce, and use holding actions on a fire line.
  • Extinguish the fire with or without the use of water.
  • Complete assigned tasks in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Factors in a particular wildfire environment which could impact safety.


Students will receive the following certificates: L180, S190, S130 and all training needed for applying to the federal government as a firefighter. Additional homework assignments will include IS-700 and ICS-100.


Students 15 years old and older are encouraged to attend. However, anyone under 18 participating in the course must complete the Activity Waiver Form and a parent or guardian must sign.

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Hours: 9am - 4pm

Phone: 707.476.4500
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