ONLINE COURSE AVAILABLE
S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior, Online Course is now a NWCG approved course. (Get
Members that have had Basic should consider takeing this online course. You can take at your own pace and it will give you valuable tools for safely and effectively fighting wildland fire. You should print your certificate at the end, and place in our department training records. S-290 is one of the requirements for Engine Boss.
The FEMA, Emergency Management Institute (EMI) training Web Site is located at: http://training.fema.gov/IS/. The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) offers self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities and the general public. All are offered free-of-charge to those who qualify for enrollment. To get a complete listing of courses go to http://training.fema.gov/IS/isfeedback.asp
FEMA’s Independent Study Program offers courses that support the nine mission areas identified by the National Preparedness Goal.
Incident Management Continuity Programs Operational Planning Public Disaster Communications Disaster LogisticsIntegrated Preparedness Emergency Communications Hazard Mitigation
Service to Disaster Victims
The IS 100, IS 200, IS 700, & IS 800 are the equivalent of the ICS 100, ICS 200, ICS 700, and ICS 800 courses that NIMS requires all first responders to have. These curses can be located under the NIMS Courses link at the upper right side of the page. There are a lot of great courses available under the ISP Course List link and the Professional Development Series link also.
Department Training Schedule
2017 MVRFD Training Schedule
Month Topic Description Instructor Location JanuarySCBA Basketball Lt. C.Orr Ennis School February Hot Loads in Air Ambulance Air Idaho Rescue Ennis-Big Sky March Spring Drills MVRFD Officers MVRFD Station 1 April Wildland Fire Ops Field Day Lt. C. Orr MVRFD Station 1
May Wildland Fire Refresher Lt. C. Orr/FF G. Haas MVRFD Station 1
June Water/Boat Rescue Capt. M. StrongHarrison Lake
July Area Familiarization/ Capt. M. StrongNorth and South Apparatus Driver Training Capt. B. Briggs Meadow Creek
August MCI/Triage FF/AEMT G. Haas MVRFD Station 3
FF/AEMT N. Haas
September Rope Rescue Asst. Chief S. Orr MVRFD Station 2
Chief S. Christensen
October Air Crash Rescue D. Mason-406 Training Ennis-Big Sky
November Attic/Basement/Garage Fires D. Mason-406 Training MVRFD Station 1
December Cold Weather Emergencies FF/AEMT G. Haas MVRFD Station 1
FF/AEMT N. Haas
Red-MVRFD Station 1
Blue-MVRFD Station 2
Green-MVRFD Station 3
For more information on training:
Please contact MVRFD Training Officer Chris Orr
@ 596-1551 or 682-3311
Other Training Opertunities
" We train
we fight !"