RT-130 Annual Refresher

RT-130 Wildland Refresher Training

For the 2022 Leavenworth Firefighter Challenge we are excited to be able to offer RT-130 Wildland Refresher training as part of the Challenge weekend.

How To Register

To register for the RT-130 refresher training select the "Wildland Refresher Training" add-on when purchasing your event ticket. There is an additional $10 charge for the training.

Purchase RT-130 Training

Training Location

RT-130 training will be held at Chelan County Fire District #3 at 9:30am on the Sunday after the Challenge (April 23, 2022). The RT-130 training will include the classroom and practical portions of the refresher including the opportunity for participants to complete their pack test.

Additional Information

The intent of RT-130, Wildland Fire Safety Training Annual Refresher (WFSTAR) is to focus line-going personnel on operations and decision-making issues related to fireline in order to recognize and mitigate risk, maintain safe and effective practices, and reduce accidents.

The core components that will be covered are:

  • Local Topics – Review and discuss local topics and areas of concern that can impact firefighter safety in the upcoming fire season
  • Incident Reviews and Lessons Learned – Review and discuss lessons learned from past local, regional, and national incident response.
  • Fire and Aviation Operational Safety – Review and discuss the risk management principles and tools that promote safe and effective incident operations. Utilize the appropriate sections of the Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG).
  • Human Factors, Communication and Decision Making – Discuss the complexity of human factors, their impact on communications and decision making.
  • Fire Shelters and Entrapment Avoidance – Review and discuss shelter use, deployment site selection, shelter inspections, personal protective equipment, and practice proper deployment techniques.

RT-130 Fire Refresher Training will be overseen by Chelan County Fire District #3 Deputy Chief Nalle. A RT-130 certificate will be issued at completion of the refresher and will include hands on fire shelter deployment training.