Fire officer s handbook of tactics

Fire officer s handbook of tactics Author John Norman
ISBN-10 9781593700799
Year 2006
Pages 220
Language en
Publisher PennWell Books
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Modern firefighting is a continually evolving science with new technologies constantly being applied to the fire service. In the latest edition of this perennial favorite, Norman examines these new technologies and how they affect fire ground tactics. He also details the new role firefighters play in homeland security.

Fire Officer s Handbook of Tactics

Fire Officer s Handbook of Tactics Author John Norman
ISBN-10 9781593702793
Year 2012
Pages 634
Language en
Publisher Fire Engineering Books
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John Norman has updated his best-selling book, a guide for the firefighter and fire officer who, having learned the basic mechanics of the trade, are looking for specific methods for handling specific situations. In this new fourth edition, readers will find a new chapter on lightweight construction, a new chapter on electrical fires and emergencies, updates to many chapters including such topics as wind-driven fires, and many new illustrations.

Fire Officer Principles and Practice

Fire Officer  Principles and Practice Author Iafc
ISBN-10 9781284026689
Year 2013-12-06
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Your Complete Fire Officer I and Fire Fighter II Training Solution! The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you the Third Edition of Fire Officer: Principles and Practice, the next step in the evolution of Fire Officer I and II training. Covering the entire spectrum of the 2014 Edition of NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, the Third Edition includes the following updates: Separation of Fire Officer I and II Level content throughout the textbook and student, instructor, and technology resources. The latest developments in social media and media relations; NIST research on fire dynamics; fire fighter safety and health issues; and fireground accountability and rapid intervention practices. A reorganization of chapters to improve course delivery, including a new chapter on Rules of Engagement. New end-of-chapter tools, including Fire Captain (Fire Officer II) activities and comprehensive case studies that progress within each chapter throughout the textbook. All new Voices of Experience essays and Near-Miss Reports. Addresses the course objectives for FESHE's Principles of Fire and Emergency Service Administration model curriculum The following resources will accompany the textbook and help instructors provide their students with an interactive and engaging learning experience: Web Tools Learning Management System eBook Interactive Lectures TestPrep Build the next generation of great fire service leaders with the Third Edition of Fire Officer: Principles and Practice."

Fire Captain Written Exam Study Guide

Fire Captain Written Exam Study Guide Author Arthur R. Couvillon
ISBN-10 0938329669
Year 1993-01-01
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Information Guides
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320 page book with eleven chapters containing over 3000 selections of information that all Firefighters should know. This book is designed to assist Firefighters prepare for the FIRE CAPTAIN-LIEUTENANT promotional WRITTEN EXAM. Topics included: fire administration, leadership management, fire prevention, fire behavior, hazardous materials, fire-fighting, as well as a 100 question practice exam and muchmore!

Fire Engineering s Study Guide for Firefighter I and II

Fire Engineering s Study Guide for Firefighter I and II Author Anthony Avillo
ISBN-10 9781593701857
Year 2010-01
Pages 343
Language en
Publisher Fire Engineering Books
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In the fire service, information is critical to firefighter safety and efficiency. Fire Engineering's Study Guide for Firefighter I and II will provide the student with a comprehensive review of the material presented in each chapter of Fire Engineering's Handbook, providing a further check on how well the student absorbed the material. The Study Guide's multiple-choice questions provide both direct knowledge and situational application of the material. It is suggested that the student complete the Study Guide chapter-by-chapter, both before reading the Handbook as a pre-test and after reading the Handbook as an informational comprehension check. Used properly, Fire Engineering's Study Guide will reinforce the information learned and enhance the effectiveness of the educational package. Features: * Multiple-choice, short-answer, and true-or-false questions for each chapter of the Handbook * Answers at the end of each chapter * Corresponding page numbers to each answer in the Handbook

Management in the Fire Service

Management in the Fire Service Author Harry R. Carter
ISBN-10 9780763751692
Year 2007-08
Pages 332
Language en
Publisher Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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The Complete Fire Inspector I and II Training Solution! Fire inspectors need to know how to interpret and apply national and local codes and standards in the office and in the field. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is designed to prepare fire inspectors to ensure the highest standards of fire and life safety in their communities. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice, a modern integrated teaching and learning system for the fire inspector. This textbook meets and exceeds the job performance requirements for level I and II fire inspectors from Chapters 4 and 5 of NFPA 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner, 2009 Edition. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is built on a solid foundation of the basics: building construction, fire growth, and types of occupancies. This fundamental knowledge is presented in a concise, understandable writing style that is easy to digest and recall. The solid foundation of fire and building knowledge then branches out to show the fire inspector how abstract concepts and codes will be concretely applied on a daily basis. This is the text that truly prepares fire inspectors for the real world.

Fireground Strategies

Fireground Strategies Author Anthony Avillo
ISBN-10 9781593701598
Year 2008
Pages 698
Language en
Publisher Fire Engineering Books
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This book has been revised and expanded to include new material on decentralization, further incident reporting, and post-control activities, estate homes, New Millennium multiple dwellings, storage occupancies, strategic considerations of renovation and more."--BOOK JACKET.

The Fire Chief s Handbook

The Fire Chief s Handbook Author John Eversole
ISBN-10 9780878148301
Year 2003-01
Pages 1153
Language en
Publisher PennWell Books
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Edited by Robert C. Barr and John M. Eversole, The Fire Chief's Handbook, 6th Edition, continues a 71-year tradition of publishing the definitive resource for advanced fire service training. This comprehensive guidebook is designed for fire fighters, company officers, and chief officers of all ranks and of all department types who want the latest information on the fundamentals of leadership in the fire service as well as managing the day-to-day operations of a fire department.

Fireground Operational Guides

Fireground Operational Guides Author Frank Viscuso
ISBN-10 9781593702595
Year 2011
Pages 285
Language en
Publisher Fire Engineering Books
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This important new book is designed to serve many purposes in the fire service, ranging from being a starting point and refresher guide for firefighters seeking promotions at any level, to being a field operational guide for on-scene Incident Commanders and Company Officers. It offers an easy-to-follow, step-by-step action plan for firefighters working in Acting Capacities, and can be used when developing SOPís, and when organizing and planning training evolutions. Itís definitely a book every firefighter, officer, and aspiring officer will want to own!

Fire Service Hydraulics and Pump Operations

Fire Service Hydraulics and Pump Operations Author Paul Spurgeon
ISBN-10 9781593702854
Year 2012-01
Pages 229
Language en
Publisher Fire Engineering Books
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Author Paul Spurgeon, engineer/pump operator with the Denver Fire Department, breaks down into easily learned steps the sometimes difficult-to-understand formulas of hydraulics and pumps, taking care to explain the hows and whys of each formula discussed. Using an in-the-street, practical approach, Spurgeon teaches readers how to develop proper fire streams as well as how they relate to overall fireground strategies. He covers hydraulics and pumps extensively--from the properties of water to its supply to pumping to sprinkler systems and foams. So readers can put what they've learned into practice, Spurgeon provides both end-of-chapter tests and practice sets at the end of the book, complete with answers so that readers can check their knowledge. This text meets the learning objectives for FESHE Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply course work.

The Art of Reading Buildings

The Art of Reading Buildings Author John Mittendorf
ISBN-10 9781593703424
Year 2015-01-07
Pages 444
Language en
Publisher Fire Engineering Books
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The Art of Reading Buildings focuses on the practical art of reading a building and applying its positive and negative attributes in developing a size-up for fireground operations that center on structure fires. First-due company officers, incident commanders, and safety officers will appreciate the practical “street-wise” lessons captured in the book. Chief officers, training officers, engineers, firefighters, and fire science degree candidates will benefit from the wide range of building construction topics covered in this text. Features include: • Understand the technical and practical aspects of building construction • Learn on-the-spot building construction assessment using the authors’ custom Rapid Street-Read Guides • Develop a quick construction size-up for immediate application to fireground operations • Recognize firefighter traps in newer and alternative construction methods • This text covers objectives for the National Fire Academy’s Fire and Emergency Services in Higher Education (FESHE) Building Construction for Fire Protection course

Command and Control of Fires and Emergencies

Command and Control of Fires and Emergencies Author Vincent Dunn
ISBN-10 0912212845
Year 1999-01
Pages 293
Language en
Publisher PennWell Books
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As a veteran FDNY firefighter and commander in Midtown Manhattan, Deputy Chief Vincent Dunn has led the call against all manner of fires and emergencies. This book crystallizes his decades of command experience. As a practical guide, it serves as an operational blueprint for today's fireground managers, in the urban environment and elsewhere. It will help prepare those who aspire to take command in an increasingly complex world, answering the alarms that will ring tomorrow. Among the many subjects covered in this text: command presence; life-and-death decision making; developing strategies using tactical essentials; fireground risk management and span of control; principles of size-up; building elements and components; and fireground communications.

Truck Company Operations

Truck Company Operations Author John Mittendorf
ISBN-10 9781593702182
Year 2010
Pages 471
Language en
Publisher PennWell Books
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This basic, no-nonsense book is a necessity for all firefighters assigned to the truck, as well as members of fire departments who perform the numerous responsibilities of the truck on the fireground. Throughout the book, training tips are included to help you perform the various operations efficiently and effectively. Includes a study guide.

Essentials of Fire Fighting

Essentials of Fire Fighting Author IFSTA
ISBN-10 0135022347
Year 2008
Pages 1100
Language en
Publisher Prentice Hall
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Since the first edition of Essentials of Firefighting was published in 1978, more than 2 million firefighters have used the manual for training. Because so many successful firefighters have trained from this manual over three decades, Essentials of Fire Fighting is often referred to as "the bible" of basic firefighter skills. In addition, the information in Essentials is commonly accepted as the standard for fire fighting knowledge in North America. This 5th edition is a completely new revision and includes all the information needed to meet the fire fighting requirements for National Fire Protection Association (NFPA®) 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications (2008 edition), Fire Fighter Levels I and II. All photographs and illustrations are in full color. This manual includes instructional tools such as learning objectives, key terms, case histories, and review questions in each chapter to enhance a student's understanding. To help students with psychomotor learning, skill sheets depicting firefighter skills are included in most chapters. These feature step-by-step photographs and instructions for completing each skill. Each manual also includes a bonus CD-ROM that provides additional learning materials, case studies, animations, and learning activities.

Firefighting Principles and Practices

Firefighting Principles and Practices Author William E. Clark
ISBN-10 0878149201
Year 1991-01-01
Pages 473
Language en
Publisher PennWell Books
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This classic look at the basics of firefighting provides up-to-date information on firefighting operations beginning with fire behavior and on through to fundamental approaches, strategy, coordination, and tactics of safe fireground activities. The book also discusses operational procedures of ladder and engine companies, along with preplanning routines that departments should follow, and finishes with a look at common fires, along with fires that could require special attention, including the “Big One.”