Delaware Wildland Fire Crew


Got what it takes to fight wildfires? Join our team! No experience necessary!

Are you at least 18 years of age? Physically fit and like the outdoors? Willing to travel for two weeks or more?

DFS Fire brochure

Sign up now for classes at:

Delaware’s State Fire School
1461 Chestnut Grove Road
Dover, Delaware 19901

Phone: (302) 739-4773
Email: fire.school@state.de.us
Web: http://statefireschool.delaware.gov



View "2017 Delaware Wildland Fire Program" Brochure


Session 1: Cost $50 – Oct. 21 and 22, 2017

  • S-190: Intro to Wildfire Behavior - Sat. Oct. 21 - 8 am to 4:30 pm
  • S-130: Firefighter Training (pt. 1) - Sun. Oct. 22 - 8 am to 4:30 pm

Session 2: Cost $50 – Nov. 4 and 5, 2017

  • S-130: Firefighter Training (pt. 2) - Sat. Nov. 4 - 8 am - 4:30 pm
  • S-130: Firefighter Training (pt. 3) - Sun. Nov. 5 - 8 am - 4:30 pm

Trainees must attend all sessions and complete ICS-100 before sessions begin.

ICS-100 course link is at: https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-100.b

Contact: Kyle Hoyd, Delaware Forest Service Wildfire Program

Phone: (302) 698-4548 or Email: kyle.hoyd@state.de.us

Visit us at www.facebook.com/DelWildfire

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Wildland Fire Crew



IN THE NEWS

2017

July 12 The News Journal - Delaware volunteers help contain Western wildfires
July 12 Cape Gazette - Delaware crew battles 300-acre blaze in Colorado
July 27 Delaware Public Media - 90 years of Delaware Forest Service celebrated with return of wildfire crew