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S-212, Wildland Fire Chainsaws


  • OCFA Classroom #2 1 Fire Authority Irvine, CA, 92602 United States (map)
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Wildland Fire Chainsaws

S-212

Description:

This course provides an 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.

Prerequisite:

None

Instructors:

Fire Apparatus Engineer Brandon Zinsmeister, Firefighter Albert Morales