FI-110, Wildland Fire Observations and Origin Scene Protection for First Responders

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Course Description

The primary emphasis of this course is to teach sound wildland fire observations and origin scene protection practices that enable first responders to a wildland fire scene to perform proper origin scene protection procedures. The course is presented by short lectures, electronic presentations, exercises, and class discussion.

Course Objective:

  • List various causes of wildland fires and their cause indicators.
  • Perform the basic procedures and techniques needed to provide witness/observer information to fire investigators.
  • Identify and protect wildland fire origin areas.

Course Delivery

Information not available at this time.

Course Components

Course ComponentCourse Time
Pre-course workN/A
Pre-selection assessmentN/A
Online trainingN/A
Instructor-led training6
Total Hours6

Course Session Offerings

Nationally advertised course sessions can be found by searching for FI-110 on the National Wildland Fire Training website. Contact your local Training Officer or Geographic Area Training Representative for more information about local course sessions.

Course Required For:


Course Recommended For:

Recommended training for all first responders, including Single Resource Bosses, law enforcement officers, prevention technicians, and field resource personnel.

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training


Associated Position Task Books


Functional Area: 
Prevention and Investigation
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