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Firefighters Support Foundation - Wildland/Urban Interface Fires: Structural Preparation and Protection
Fire Engineering: Free Wildland Urban Interface Fires Training Program Available
The Firefighters Support Foundation's (FSF) newest training program is now available. Wildland/Urban Interface Fires address the fact that urban and suburban fire departments are increasingly being deployed to wildfire areas, in part because urban and suburban communities are ever-expanding to the wildland boundaries. The program consists of a 60-minute video presentation and an accompanying 26-slide PowerPoint.
International Association of Fire Chiefs
IAFC's WUI Conference
The IAFC's Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) conference offers hands-on training and interactive sessions designed to address the challenges of wildland fire. If you are one of the many people responsible for protecting local forests or educating landowners and your community about the importance of land management—then this is the conference for you.
IFSI Wildland Fire Fighting Program
Program Description and Courses
Wildland classes at the University of Illinois Fire Service Institute are funded by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and are focused on acquainting firefighters and other first responders on the skills needed to address wildfires. The emphasis is on wildfires in urban and urban/rural environments. Classes are conducted under the National Wildlife Coordinating Group's program, policies and standards for training.
IFSI Wildland Training Program in Oregon