TYPE 2 (FFT2)
The Firefighter Type 2 (FFT2) participates in prescribed fire and other wildland fire operations, including: ignition, control, mop-up, suppression, monitoring, etc. All Conservancy staff and volunteers actively participating on a prescribed burn must be qualified as either a FFT2 or Prescribed Fire Crew Member (RXCM).
How to become a Firefighter Type 2
A Firefighter must meet minimum training, experience and physical fitness requirements listed below.
Note- L-180 is included in the classroom version of S-130 Firefighter Training (Unit 4). However, L-180 is not included in the blended/online version of S-130. L-180 must be taken additionally if the blended/online version of S-130 is used.
Minimum Required Physical Fitness:
To remain qualified as a Firefighter:
A Firefighter Type 2 is responsible for maintaining awarded training certificates, fitness test documentation, and a log or record of their wildland fire experience. Typical fire experience log will contain: specific dates and locations of fire assignments; fire name, size, type and fuels; and assignment(s) held (e.g. holding crew, ignition crew, Engine patrol, Fire Weather, etc). The Conservancy may retain copies of these documents in a state or local office for documenting an individual's information in the IQCS database.
Last updated March 11, 2019.
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