Wildland Fire Chain Saws; Student Workbook
|Steward||Operations and Workforce Development Committee|
|PMS No.||S-212||Catalog No.||NFES 002000|
The course lessons provide introduction to the function, maintenance and use of internal combustion engine powered chain saws, and their tactical wildland fire application. Field exercises support entry level training for firefighters with little or no previous experience in operating a chain saw, providing hands-on cutting experience in surroundings similar to fireline situations.
Classroom course, 25-37 hours.
- Not available online.
- Copies are available for order using the NFES catalog number, above. See the NFES Catalog, Part 2: Publications for ordering instructions and costs.
- fireline construction
- chain saw use
- chain saw maintenance
- wildland fire