Wildfire Training

  • Basic Wildfire Courses – Next class will be June 2019
    The Maryland Forest Service Fire Management Staff is offering the NWCG certified training courses S-130 - Wildland Firefighter; S-190 - Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior; and L-180 Human Factors on the Fireline.

  • Work Capacity (Pack) Test & RT-130 Annual Wildfire Refresher - Next classes will be Spring 2019
    The Maryland Forest Service Fire Management Staff is offering the NWCG certified training courses RT-130 – Annual Wildfire Safety Refresher and Work Capacity Test. Applications are now available.
    Work Capacity Guide:   http://www.nwcg.gov/pms/pubs/pms304-2.pdf
    Work Capacity Forms:   http://www.fs.fed.us/fire/safety/wct/wct_index.html


Online Wildfire Training

Some wildland fire courses are now available online and others are available in a blended learning format with both online and field/classroom training. For Maryland students only, the online agency training administrator is Chris Smith. He can be contacted for assistance at 410-260-8517 or chris.smith2@maryland.gov.

Wildfire Courses available from the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG):

http://onlinetraining.nwcg.gov/

National Incident Management Courses available from FEMA EMI

http://training.fema.gov/nims ​​