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RX301 - Prescribed Fire Implementation - Details

Session Dates
December 02, 2019 to December 06, 2019
Additional Details:




RX-341 Prescribed Fire Plan Preparation                                  RX-301 Prescribed Fire Implementation


IQCS #: 143 /152


DATES/TIME: December 2, 2019 beginning at 08:00 a.m. thru

December 6, ending at 5:00p.m.


LOCATION: Tucson Interagency Fire Center, 2646 E Commerce Center Pl Tucson , AZ





Deadline:  September 16, 2019.  Late nominations may be accepted if spaces remain in the course.



Course Descriptions


These two prescribed fire courses are being taught together over the course of a week. Expect to cover a large amount of material. Days may be longer than typical.


The purpose of RX-341, is to provide students with the skills/knowledge to prepare a prescribed fire plan for technical review and approval in accordance with the Interagency Prescribed Fire Planning and Implementation Procedures GuidePMS 484.


RX-301 is designed to introduce students to the tools and techniques used to perform in the role of a Prescribed Fire Burn Boss. The course material is based on the tasks found in the position task book for Prescribed Fire Burn Boss. It leads the student through the duties and responsibilities associated with the position of the prescribed fire burn boss including evaluation and implementation of a prescribed fire plan.



  • Provide students with the information needed to successfully review a prescribed fire burn plan for technical accuracy and implement a prescribed burn.
  • Describe prescribed fire planning policies and guidelines.
  • Identify and describe the processes involved in preparing a prescribed fire plan.
  • Develop and defend a prescribed fire plan that safely meets management objectives.


Target Group

  • Personnel desiring to be qualified as Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Type 2 (RXB2).
  • Personnel involved in or who plan to be involved in the preparation of prescribed fire plans.
  • Other positions that would benefit from this course are Firing Boss, single resource (FIRB), Fire Effects Monitor (FEMO), air regulators, fire ecologists, private landowners, other state and private agencies, prescribed fire consultants, and fire planners.



Course Prerequisites

  • Completing pre work and  obtaining score of 70% or higher on  the pre-selection assessment.
  • Qualified as a firing boss (FIRB).
  • Qualified as an incident commander type 4 (ICT4).
  • Introduction to Fire Behavior Calculations (S-390).
  • Proficient in the use of BehavePlus.


Course Coordinator:                                                                D. Giselle Koehn     



Lead Instructor:

Jason Thivener

(520) 405-4597   


Tuition: None
Code & Name: RX301 - Prescribed Fire Implementation
Category: Prescribed Fire
IQCS Session Number: 143
Nomination &
Noms Due: September 30, 2019
Form Link: No Nomination Form available for this Course Session. Contact the Coordinator for more information.
Full-Closed - Session seats and wait lists are all full. No more nominations will be accepted. Contact the Coordinator for more information.
IQCS Nomination Process: Yes - Use the IQCS nomination process if it is available to you. Otherwise follow standard procedures. Contact your Training Officer for more information.
Offer Level: National - Open to students from all Geographic Areas.
In Area Only: No - Session is offered to students from all areas.
Giselle Koehn
Phone: 520-202-2704
Pre-Work Due: Not specified
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Location &
Tucson, AZ 85706

Facility Information