Fire Shelter Deployment Exercise

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Annual Fireline Safety Refresher Training is designed to provide up-to-date fireline
safety information to firefighters holding Incident Command System qualifications.
Annual Refresher Training sessions provide content pertinent to the registered

There are four core components to the Annual Refresher Training which include:

• Entrapment Avoidance – Use training and reference materials to study the risk management process as identified in the Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG) as appropriate to participants, e.g., LCES, Standard Firefighting Orders, Watch Out Situations, Wildfire Decision Support System direction, Fire Management Plan priorities.

• Current Issues – Review and discuss current topics which could be based on the new

modules or areas of concern identified by your agency or geographic area. Review forecasts

and assessments for the upcoming fire season and discuss implications for firefighter safety.

• Fire Shelter – Review and discuss last resort survival including escape and shelter

deployment site selection. Conduct “hands-on” fire shelter inspections. Practice shelter

deployments in applicable crew/module configurations. Students are required to wear fireline

personal protective equipment during fire shelter practice to enhance the learning experience for students.

• Other Hazards and Safety Issues – Additional hazard and safety subjects, which

may include SAFENET, SAFECOM, current safety alerts, site/unit specific safety issues and hazards.

*Students are required to bring Personal Protective Gear including hardhat, Nomex shirt, eye protection, and gloves.

**Students are responsible for providing their own lunches.

One RT-130 Annual Fireline Safety Refresher will be offered this year:

To register for January 15, 2015, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Please fill out the NWCG nomination form, then fax or email it to the Course Coordinator, Jack Weer, e-mail us, fax number 305-242-7855.

*This course will be offered at the John D. Cambell Agriculture Center, 18710 SW 288th Street, Homestead, FL 33030.

For more information, please contact the Course Coordinator at 305-242-7057.


Last updated: February 16, 2018

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