Company Officer 2E

COMPANY OFFICER 2E- Wildland Incident Operations for Company Officers

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This California State Fire Marshal certified course provides information on evaluating and reporting incident conditions, analyzing incident needs, developing and implementing a plan of action to deploy incident resources completing all operations to suppress a wildland fire, establishing an incident command post, creating an incident action plan, and completing incident records and reports. This course is intended for practicing firefighters seeking advancement to the company officer level.

 DATES: January 6-10, 2025

LOCATION:  City of San Marcos Fire Training Facility / Palomar College Fire Academy Administration, 182 Santar Place, San Marcos CA  92069, classroom 3A (classroom door is on the East end of the Palomar College Administration building (Sheriff’s station).

REGISTRATION: Prior to registering, please obtain a student ID number (nine digit number only; you do not need a physical ID card) by applying to Palomar College from the main website ( IF YOU ALREADY HAVE A PALOMAR COLLEGE STUDENT ID, YOU MAY HAVE TO UPDATE YOUR INFORMATION WITH THE COLLEGE. IF THIS IS NECESSARY, HERE IS THE LINK WITH INSTRUCTIONS TO COMPLETE THE UPDATE: we confirm you have the prerequisites, you will be enrolled by Enrollment Services prior to the first day of class. You will be sent an email to prompt you to go to your MyPalomar account and pay the appropriate fees.

You can skip the Palomar Student orientation as you are taking a Career, Technical, and Extended Education (CTEE) class for professional growth and development

COLLEGE FEES: $115.00 College registration fee (2.5 units), $26.00 Health Fee if this is your first class of the semester.

MATERIAL FEE: $140.00 Collected by Palomar College during registration process for California State Fire Marshal CFSTES class certification

INSTRUCTOR: Pete Montgomery, Retired Division Chief (


  • Meets the educational requirements of Fire Fighter II or four (4) years as a career fire fighter, or six (6) years as a volunteer fire fighter
  • Completion of All Risk Command Operations for Company Officers (Company Officer 2D) 
  • S-290 Intermediate Fire Behavior (classroom delivery only)


TEXTBOOKS:        Wildland Urban Interface Operating Principles, CAL FIRE 2014 ed.

                                    ICS 420-1 Field Operations Guide, available online at:

                                    Incident Response Pocket Guide (NFES 1077), available online at:

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