Course Name: BEAST - Basic Engine and Suppression Tactics


Course Description: This course will introduce students to basic wildland engine suppression tactics in both the rural and wldland urban interface settings. Students will also be introduced to basic engine terminology, structure triage, hose operations, and foam and water use practices to optimize the water available. The course consists of 8 hours of classroom studies and 8 hours of field work. *Not an NWCG course

WHAT: Basic Engine and Suppression Tactics (BEAST)

DATE: Session 1: March 5-6, 2016 – Session 2: April 30 - May 1, 2016

TIME: 08:00 – 17:00

WHERE: Meridian Civic Center (308 W. River St)


CERTIFICATE: Texas Forest Service


Course Registration Form

Fill out the form below to Register members of your department for this course.

***If you are going to have members for each offering you will need to fill out the form twice, one for each session.***

The complete course is being taught at each session, there is no need to attend both.

You will register for the total number of participants from your department for each session.

Please email Tim Jeske if your initial number changes. This course is limited to 25 students per session.

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