Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this training, the student will be able to:

  • Relate statistics of 2018 wildfires.

  • List the elements needed to create a fire.

  • Explain the three types of wildfires.

  • Discuss the dangers of a fire tornado.

  • Explain weather warnings relevant to wildfires.

  • Discuss questions and instructions for calls related to wildfires.

Course Content

  • 1

    Course Documentation

    • Online Course Acknowledgement

    • Expectations for Online Students

    • Learning Objectives

    • Wildfires Worksheet

  • 2

    Introduction

    • Introduction

    • Video Transcript: Wildfires 101

    • Video: Wildfires 101

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 3

    Causes of Wildfires

    • Causes.pdf

    • Video: What causes a Wildfire?

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 4

    Types of Wildfires

    • Types.pdf

    • Video: Crown Fire

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 5

    Fire Tornadoes

    • Fire Tornadoes.pdf

    • About The Next Module

    • 150 Minutes of Hell: The inside story of death and survival as the Carr Fire's tornado of flames stormed Redding — and changed firefighting in a warming California

  • 6

    2018 Wildfires

    • 2018 Wildfires.pdf

    • Video: 'The whole town is gone.' Drone video reveals the scale of fire destruction in Paradise

    • Video: Terrifying police radio details California wildfire evacuation

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 7

    Weather Warnings

    • Weather Warnings.pdf

    • Video Transcript: What is a Red Flag Warning

    • Video: What is a Red Flag Warning

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 8

    Wildfire Calls

    • Wildfire Calls.pdf

    • Video: Sonoma Fire 9-1-1 Calls

    • Video Transcript: Sevier County 9-1-1 Dispatchers Recall Chaos

    • Video: Sevier County 9-1-1 Dispatchers Recall Chaos

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 9

    Conclusion

    • Conclusion.pdf

    • Video Transcript: How We Fight Wildfires

    • Video: How We Fight Wildfires

    • Knowledge Checkpoint

  • 10

    Final Exam

    • Final Exam: Wildfires

  • 11

    Course Evaluation

    • Course Evaluation