WF 231 : S-231 Engine Boss

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S-231 Engine Boss



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Skill course designed to produce student proficiency in the performance of all duties associated with the single resource engine boss. Topics include tactical use and safety precautions required to establish an effective engine operation on a large incident.

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1. Perform the tasks of an Engine boss in making the tactical decisions required to safely manage an engine and personnel on an incident.
2. Determine appropriate tactics to be used based upon changes in fire behavior, fire weather, terrain and equipment.

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