- March 18-21, 2019
- Apr. 4-7, 2019
- Apr. 25-28, 2019
- May 16-19, 2019
- June 6-9, 2019
- June 27-30, 2019
- July 11-14, 2019
- Aug. 1-4, 2019
- Aug. 22-25, 2019
- Sep. 12-15, 2019
- Oct. 3-6, 2019
- Oct. 24-27, 2019
- Nov. 14-17, 2019
- Dec. 12-15, 2019
Cost: $575 includes
tuition, books, meals & lodging. Agency sponsorship
is not required. The pack
test is offered during each class, typically on Saturday. Apply online now.
List of items needed for class is posted with S-130/190 class details.
Daily bus service to Salida departs from downtown Denver at 1:45 pm with a one-way cost of about $29 on the Bustang, Gunnison-Denver route. Light rail train service departs every 15 minutes on RTD University of Colorado A Line between Denver International Airport and Union Station in downtown Denver, with a ticket cost of $9 each way. Schedule your flight arrival time for 11:30 am or earlier on the day prior to your class start for the bus connections to Salida. Extra night of lodging costs $25. Firecamp staff will pick-up and drop-off students at the bus stop in Salida at no charge.
Introduction to ICS
S-130/190 Firefighter Training
and Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior
S-130/190 Basic Firefighter, #176, November 2015
in Albuquerque, New Mexico
ran this feature
about Will Pacheco, a student
from Los Alamos who attended
S-130/190 Basic Firefighter, #140 in March, 2014
“Firefighters have to be strong enough
to use their own minds all the time and brave enough to be afraid. If you find yourself
working with a crew that is not afraid of fire, find one that is. First-year crew members
need to be told that rules get broken, that safety is not always first. They need to be told
that their incident commander can get them killed without losing his or her job. It is an
absolute fraud to tell them less.”
— Ken Weaver, father of Devin Weaver who died at the Thirtymile Fire
If this guy can be a wildland firefighter,
why can't you???
LIFE Magazine photo of Sen. Richard Nixon in 1961 spraying down the shake shingle roof of his house. Who says "stay-and-defend" is an Austrailian invention?
Google has digitized the complete LIFE archive of images, including 200 pictures from Helena, Montana at the time of the Mann Gulch Fire in 1949.