Fire Officer S Handbook Of Tactics

Author: John Norman
Publisher: Fire Engineering Books
ISBN: 1593702795
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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 S Handbook Of Tactics

Author: John Norman
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 1593700792
Size: 37.58 MB
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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.

Managing Major Fires

Author: John Coleman
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 9780912212968
Size: 26.35 MB
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With 25 years of experience, Deputy Chief Coleman offers a common sense approach to handling larger, more unusual second and third alarm, or mutual-aid fires. He covers organization and structure, incident management, safety issues such as accountability systems, the rules of engagement for risk assessment and managing the Mayday, as well as fires in distinct occupancy types. Case Studies are designed for departments of any size. Contents: Part 1: The form of he response Review of the incident management system. Contents: Part I: The form of the response Review of incident management system Sectoring large incidents Resource allocation The rules of engagement-Risk assessment in the fire service Accountability at major incidents Managing the Mayday. Part 2: The Fireground Fighting Fires in: Older apartment buildings; Garden apartments; strip malls; Vacent commercial occupancies; Institutional occupancies; Lumberyards; Enclosed Malls; Resturants; Churches; Nursing homes; Industrial areas; Hotels; Professional buildings.

The Fire Chief S Handbook

Author: Robert C. Barr
Publisher: PennWell Books
ISBN: 0878148302
Size: 35.92 MB
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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.

Fire Department Special Operations

Author: John Norman
Publisher: Fire Engineering Books
ISBN: 1593701934
Size: 65.86 MB
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Ray Downey wrote the first edition of The Rescue Company in the early 1990s. Building on Downey's legacy, John Norman has written Fire Department Special Operations to take into consideration the earth-shattering events, funding increases, research advances, expanded capabilities, and changes in regulations and standards that have widened the knowledge gap since the publication of Chief Downey's book. Fire Department Special Operations is an excellent guide for agencies and individuals in establishing, staffing, operating, and maintaining heavy rescue units in the many forms they may take. It is also an ideal training resource for the officers and individuals assigned the duties that a rescue firefighter must accomplish.

Assessment Center Strategy And Tactics

Author: Michael A. Terpak
Publisher: Fire Engineering Books
ISBN: 159370142X
Size: 46.89 MB
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Firefighters who want to advance must be skilled not only on the fireground, but in the assessment center as well. In ""Assessment Center Strategy and Tactics"", Deputy Chief Michael A. Terpak provides a comprehensive approach to the assessment process. A veteran firefighter and fire officer with over 30 years' experience in one of the nation's most congested and busiest cities, Deputy Chief Terpak includes step-by-step test preparation, scoring strategies, and test-taking tips as well as study cues for exercises that involve structure fires, hazardous material incidents, structural collapse, and beyond.Read ""Assessment Center Strategy and Tactics"" and broaden your understanding of the true test of the knowledge, skills and abilities that awaits you as you climb the ladder to success.

Fire Officer

Author: IAFC
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763783679
Size: 40.80 MB
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This resource is designed to encourage critical thinking and aid comprehension of the course material through use of the following materials: Case studies and corresponding questions Figure-labeling exercises Crossword puzzles Matching, fill-in-the-blank, short-answer, and multiple-choice questions The Student Workbook also includes an answer key that is page referenced to the Fire Officer: Principles and Practice, Second Edition text.

Fire Officer Field Guide

Author: Paul LeSage
Publisher: Informed
ISBN: 9781890495435
Size: 19.93 MB
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Whether You Are A Command Officer Or A Beginning Fire Fighter, The Fire Officer Field Guide™ Will Prove To Be An Essential Tool Throughout Your Career. This Guide Includes Rapid-Use Checklists For Safe Operational Behaviors, Situational Awareness Tips, RIT Team Activation, Mayday And Rescue Procedures, Incident Command With The Latest NIMS Developments, Hazmat Section With Updated Chemical Characteristics, MCI, Tactical Tips, An Updated Emergency Medical Section, And More. The Fire Officer Field Guide™ Provides Instant Access To Critical Information In An Easy-To-Use Checklist Format. At Only 3"X5," This Guide Fits In Your Pocket, Is Waterproof, Alcohol-Fast And “Street Tough.” This Guide Covers: Rules Of Engagement National ICS Profiles Updated Fire Strategy / Tactics Improved Operations Center Guidelines Mayday And Fire Fighter Rescue Evacuation And Abandon Structure Enhanced WMD And Hazmat Response Special Rescue Situations Incident Command System Updated EMS Section Water Supply And Friction Loss

Suburban Fire Tactics

Author: Jim Silvernail
Publisher: Fire Engineering Books
ISBN: 1593702949
Size: 36.23 MB
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Suburban Fire Tactics is a guide for suburban-based fire operations. All fire departments share the same common objectives: to save lives, protect and conserve property, and limit harm to the environment. How urban, rural, and suburban agencies differ is in the delivery of tactics and strategies. This book explains the factors that limit suburban operations and depicts the differences between urban and suburban capabilities. This is a valuable resource for policymakers, chief officers, company officers, and firefighters (both veteran and neophyte). Features and benefits: * Understand the key objectives and strategies for suburban operations. * Obtain a guide to develop suggested operating methods for suburban firefighting. * Gain the knowledge to develop and apply successful fireground tactics in suburban settings.

The Art Of Reading Buildings

Author: John Mittendorf
Publisher: Fire Engineering Books
ISBN: 1593703422
Size: 18.57 MB
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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