Wildland Fire Training

The Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation Wildland Fire Control Program works with Volunteer Fire Departments and the Vermont Fire Academy to offer wildland fire training to firefighters in Vermont.

  • Wildland Fire Control CourseThis course is taught by the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation and offered through the Vermont Fire Academy and is part of the Fire Fighter I curriculum.  This course is also taught at several high school vocational centers that offer an emergency services curriculum. 
  • Fire Department Trainings:  Upon request the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation will provide trainings for fire departments on wildland fire. Topics include wildland fire fighter safety, tactics, and watchout situations.  Special trainings such as pump demonstrations and fire-line construction may be requested.
  • Regional Fire Schools: Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation staff teach the Wildland Fire Control course at several regional fire schools each year.

 

Wildland Fire Training Resources:

Danielle Fitzko, Director
Division of Forests
1 National Life Drive, Davis 2
Montpelier, VT 05620
(802) 828-1531