Arkansas River Valley Wildland Fire Academy

Wildland Fire Chainsaws | S-212 | May 21st - 24th

Location Russellville, AR
Event Date(s) May 21, 2018 to May 24, 2018
This event has been completed.

Event Description

S-212 - Wildland Fire Chainsaws


This is an instructor-led course intended to be presented at the local level. The course lessons provide introduction to the function, maintenance and use of internal combustion engine powered chain saws, and their tactical wildland fire application. Field exercises support entry level training for firefighters with little or no previous experience in operating a chain saw, providing hands-on cutting experience in surroundings similar to fireline situations.

Wildland Fire Chainsaws | Cost: $150

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:

Individuals desiring to be qualified as Basic Faller (FAL3), Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1), Incident Commander Type 5 (ICT5), or Felling Boss, Single Resource (FELB).

Course Prerequisites:

  • N/A


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

Course Coordinator:

Ken Caraway
United States Forest Service