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S-110, Basic Wildland Fire Orientation 2014

Course Description

Basic Wildland Fire Suppression Orientation is a video which provides essential information for individuals interested in wildland fire management. It may be used as a companion to S-130, Firefighter Training, and is particularly useful for indoctrination of non-fire management employees to the world of wildland fire. The video provides information on personal preparedness and responsibility, mobilization, incident procedures, proper clothing and equipment, and living conditions in wildland fire camps. The Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG), PMS 461 should be provided to students at the time the video is shown.

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  • Provide new personnel and non-fire management employees with introductory information about wildland fire management.
Course Components and Hours to Complete

Course components

Hours to complete

Pre-selection assessment


Pre-course work


Online course module(s)

15 minutes

Instructor-led units (completed in a classroom)



15 minutes

Target Group

Personnel without previous wildland fire position experience.

Course Prerequisites



This online video course is hosted under the National Fire Academy Online learning management system which will track your progress and enable you to take a test and print your online "course" completion certificate.

All exam questions are taken directly from the video and your answers to the questions demonstrates your knowledge of what is expected of you during your first wildland fire assignment.

Note: You are allowed only 6 attempts to pass the exam.

Course Access

Reference Materials

Incident Response Pocket Guide, PMS 461, NFES 001077

I-100 Introduction to ICS (Online)