Arkansas River Valley Wildland Fire Academy

Basic Fire #1 | S-130, S-190, L-180, I-100 | May 14th - 18th

Location Russellville, AR
Event Date(s) May 14, 2018 to May 18, 2018
This event has been completed.

Event Description

Basic Fire | S-130, S-190, L-180, I-100


S-130/L-180-This course is designed to provide entry level firefighters skills. Field time is encouraged, and many of the units are set up so they can be taught in either the classroom or the field. The field exercise for Unit 12 is required. A version of L-180, Human Factors on the Fireline, has been included as part of this course. Credit should be issued for both S-130 and L-180 upon completion of this course.

S-190-This course provides instruction in the primary factors affecting the start and spread of wildfire and recognition of potentially hazardous situations. S-190 is typically taught in conjunction with or prior to Basic Firefighter Training, S-130.

I-100- Introduction to Incident Command System

Basic Fire | Cost: $175 (Includes Breakfasts & Lunches)

All classes on Monday May 14th will begin at 0900 (CT).

All classes on Monday May 21st will begin that day at 0900 (CT).

On all other days, classes will begin at 0800 (CT).

Classes are scheduled to end each day by 1700 (CT).

Target Group:

Entry-level firefighters.

Course Prerequisites:

  • N/A


PMS 901-1 - Field Manager's Course Guide - March 2016


  • Lodging is available at M Street dormitory for $30 per night.


  • Meals are available at Chambers Cafeteria. The cost of breakfast and lunch is included in the registration fee. Dinner is an additional cost of $11.00 per meal.

Course Coordinator:

Doug Cherry
Arkansas Forestry Commission