Position Task Books

These publications provide standards, establish common terminology and definitions, and identify planning and implementation procedures for the use of prescribed fire in Pennsylvania, specifying what is minimally acceptable. Organizations may choose to establish additional standards and policy direction, but they must adhere to–and cannot modify–these minimums.

An outdoor location undergoing a prescribed burn

Task Books

PA-FFT1

Pennsylvania Task Book for the Position of: FIREFIGHTER TYPE 1 (PA-FFT1).

PA-FIRB

Pennsylvania Task Book for the Position of: FIRING BOSS (PA-FIRB).

PA-ICT4

Pennsylvania Task Book for the Position of: INCIDENT COMMANDER TYPE 4 (PA-ICT4).

PA-RXB1

Pennsylvania Task Book for the Positions of: PRESCRIBED FIRE BURN BOSS TYPE 2 (PA-RXB2) and PRESCRIBED FIRE BURN BOSS TYPE 1 (PA-RXB1).

PA-RXB2

Pennsylvania Task Book for the Positions of: PRESCRIBED FIRE BURN BOSS TYPE 2 (PA-RXB2).

PA-RXB3

Pennsylvania Task Book for the Positions of: PRESCRIBED FIRE BURN BOSS TYPE 3 (PA-RXB3).