Firing Boss, Single Resource
The Firing Boss leads ground and/or aerial ignition operations and coordinates with holding resources on prescribed fire and wildfire incidents. The FIRB supervises assigned firing resources and reports to a Burn Boss, Strike Team/Task Force Leader, or other assigned supervisor. The FIRB works in the Operations functional area.
Updated: The Ignition Specialist positions (RXI1& RXI2) have been replaced with the Firing Boss (FIRB) position.
Added: S-230, Crew Boss (Single Resource) (24 hrs.) and S-234 (24 hrs.) to Single Resource Boss Firing Required Training.
Position created. Single Resource Boss in 1984 PMS 310-1.
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