RT-130, Wildland Fire Safety Training Annual Refresher (WFSTAR)

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WFSTAR 2022 Core Component Module Packages

Watchout Situation #1 Fire not scouted and sized upLocal Topics

Standard Firefighting Order #8 Give clear instructions and be sure they are understoodIncident Reviews and Lessons Learned

  • Mack Lake Fire
    • The Mack Lake Fire occurred on May 5th, 1980 on the Mio Ranger District, Huron-Manistee National Forest, in northern lower Michigan.
  • 2021 Fire Year in Review​
    • Revisit significant events and statistics from 2021 to identify lessons we must learn to prepare for the future. The module includes the 2021 Incident Review Summary. 

Standard Firefighting Order #2 Know what your fire is doing at all timesFire and Aviation Operational Safety

Standard Firefighting Order #6 Be alert. Keep calm. Think clearly. Act decisively.Human Factors, Communication, and Decision Making

  • Wildland Fire Mental Health
    • Highlights the importance of mental health in wildland fire. The video also emphasizes the importance of work-life balance and highlights the resources available to help those in need.
  • Assessing the Fire Environment to Anticipate Fire Behavior 
    • Good situational awareness is a cornerstone of good decision making. Assessing the fire environment is a key component of the Situational Awareness Cycle for wildland firefighters.

photo of deployed fire shelterFire Shelters and Entrapment Avoidance



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