Basic Forest Fire Suppression Course - Online Lessons

PART 1 - Online Program

Select your lesson.

Lesson 1 - Fireline Organization

Lesson 2 - Fundamentals of Forest Fire Control

Lesson 3 - Effects of Weather, Topography, and Fuels on Fire Behavior

Lesson 4 - Forest Fire Suppression Tools

Lesson 5 - Forest Fire Suppression

Lesson 6 - Personal Safety

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The online component BFFSC consists of a self paced learning program that covers materials presented in the classroom.

The lessons are developed to be followed in sequence., starting with "Fireline Organization". Read each section and the use the link at the bottom of the page to proceed to the next section.

Complete the lesson quiz at the end of the lesson. Once completed, print the quiz results and keep for your records. You will need to hand them into the instructor to be eligible to write the pre-acceptance exam before the practical component of the course.


You may complete the course one lesson at a time. You do not need to log out but you will have to log in again when you return to do the next lesson.