Head of Forest Fire Fighting course for staff of the Regional Government of Extremadura and of the Provincial Council of Vizcaya

Head of Forest Fire Fighting course for staff of the Regional Government of Extremadura and of the Provincial Council of Vizcaya

Prevention of forest fires
Prevention of forest fires

Head of Forest Fire Fighting course for staff of the Regional Government of Extremadura and of the Provincial Council of Vizcaya

67 Head of Forest Fire Fighting courses have been given to staff of the Regional Government of Extremadura and of the Provincial Council of Vizcaya.

Geographic scope: 

Extremadura and Vizcaya.

Results: 

The Head of Forest Fire Fighting course was carried out by 44 firefighting experts from the Regional Government of Extremadura and 23 people from the Forestry Service of the Provincial Council of Vizcaya, Basalan (a state-owned company) and from the Fire Service of the Provincial Council of Vizcaya.

The course was structured on the execution of a series of exercises and drills based on practical assumptions of different situations related to forest fires, where the participants of the course had to carry out different duties & functions as part of the command staff and included in the organisational workflow process of an ICS (Incidental Command System for the management of forest fire emergency situations) in a virtual reality environment, creating very realistic working conditions that influence on the active participation of the students.

Period: 

2016

In collaboration with: 
  • Collaboration agreement on the prevention and fight against forest fires between the Regional Government of Extremadura and Red Eléctrica.
  • Collaboration agreement on the prevention and fight against forest fires between the Provincial Government of Vizcaya and Red Eléctrica.