Basic Wildfire Courses
The Maryland Forest Service Fire Management Staff offers the NWCG certified training courses S-130 - Wildland Firefighter; S-190 - Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior; and L-180 Human Factors on the Fireline.
June 14 through June 17, 2021 - Oakland, Maryland
2021 Spring Basic Fire Announcement
Work Capacity (Pack) Test & RT-130 Annual Wildfire Refresher
The Maryland Forest Service Fire Management Staff is offering the NWCG certified training courses RT-130 - Annual Wildfire Safety Refresher and Work Capacity Test.
See the 2021 Pack Test Announcement below for registration details
March 10, 2021 - Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge - Dorchester County
March 17, 2021 - Cedarville State Forest - Prince George's County
March 24, 2021 - North Point State Park - Baltimore County
March 31, 2021 - Fort Frederick State Park - Washington County
Work Capacity Guide and Related Forms: https://www.fs.usda.gov/managing-land/fire/safety/wct
Mid-Atlantic Wildfire Training Academy
June 12 - 18, 2021 - Garrett College in McHenry, MD
Registration is scheduled to OPEN to the public in early to mid-March.
Some wildland fire courses are now available online and others are available in a blended learning format with both online and field/classroom training. For Maryland students only, the online agency training administrator is Chris Smith. He can be contacted for assistance at 410-692-2072 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis MD 21401
Call toll-free in *Maryland* at 1-877-620-8DNR (8367)
Out of State: 410-260-8DNR (8367)