Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.
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.
The Ignition Specialist positions (RXI1& RXI2) have been replaced with the Firing Boss (FIRB) position.
Position created. Single Resource Boss in 1984 PMS 310-1.