Fire Officer's Handbook of Tactics

Author: John Norman

Publisher: Fire Engineering Books

ISBN: 1593702795

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 634

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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

Study guide

Author: John Norman

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 1593700792

Category: Study Aids

Page: 220

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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 Department Special Operations

Author: John Norman

Publisher: Fire Engineering Books

ISBN: 1593701934

Category: Political Science

Page: 456

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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.

The Fire Chief's Handbook

Author: Robert C. Barr,John Eversole

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 0878148302

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1153

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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 Officer

Principles And Practice Student Workbook

Author: National Fire Protection Association,Iafc

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763732073

Category: Medical

Page: 166

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This text is the center of a complete teaching and learning system, in the NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, Edition with dynamic features, design, and interactive technology to b support fire service instructors and better prepare tommorow's fire officers.

The Fire Chief's Handbook, 7th Edition

Author: Richard A. Marinucci

Publisher: Fire Engineering Books & Videos

ISBN: 1593702620

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 944

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The Fire Chief’s Handbook, 7th Edition continues Fire Engineering’s 82-year tradition of publishing the definitive resource for advanced fire service training. The text has been completely updated to meet the changing environment and added responsibilities of the fire service. Returning authors have rewritten their chapter to address today’s leadership and administrative concerns, while new authors are also introduced to offer new perspectives. This comprehensive guidebook is designed for firefighters, company officers, and chief officers of all ranks and 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 Officer Field Guide

Author: Paul LeSage

Publisher: Informed

ISBN: 9781890495435

Category: Reference

Page: 102

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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

Management in the Fire Service

Author: Nfpa

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284114996

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 418

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The Fifth Edition of Management in the Fire Service meets and exceeds the objectives and outcomes for the National Fire Academy’s Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Principles of Fire Service Administration course. The textbook provides a comprehensive and concise overview of the common functions and related concerns that must be considered by the fire officer. Specific consideration is given to incident command, fire prevention, fire and life safety education, preincident planning, management of physical and financial resources, personnel management, employee relations, training, and additional services beyond firefighting. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Suburban Fire Tactics

Author: Jim Silvernail

Publisher: Fire Engineering Books

ISBN: 1593702949

Category: Education

Page: 359

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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.

Safety and Survival on the Fireground

Author: Vincent Dunn

Publisher: Fire Engineering Books

ISBN: 159370349X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 456

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Chief Dunn—the recipient of FDNY's Lifetime Achievement Award—has updated his classic book on how to identify and survive hazards on the fireground. Dunn attempts to reduce firefighter deaths and injuries year after year by describing the 15 most dangerous tactics and the 13 most recurring fire and explosion environmental dangers, ranked by degree of danger and frequency of occurrence. This indispensable book will help keep every first responder, firefighter, and fire officer out of harm’s way. It is a must-read and reread for every firefighter who responds to fires and emergencies, every company officer who commands a fire company, and every incident commander or safety officer who is responsible for the safety of firefighters on the fireground. NEW TO THIS EDITION • Examination of “aggressive interior firefighting attack” and “nonaggressive attack” • Discussion of risk intensity and risk frequency at the fireground • Visual representation and discussion of the NIST five-stage time/temperature fire growth curve showing temperatures before and after firefighter venting • Coverage of the Columbia University Capstone Project: FDNY Property Saved Indicator, with a formula to quickly calculate the dollar amount of property saved at a structure fire • Updated statistics, graphs, and charts

From Buddy to Boss

Effective Fire Service Leadership

Author: Chase Sargent

Publisher: Fire Engineering Books

ISBN: 159370075X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 396

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Whether youre a new officer or in need of a mentor, From Buddy to Boss: Effective Fire Service Leadership, is a must-have management book youll turn to over and over again. Fire service veteran Chase Sargent has taken his popular course and written a no-holds barred leadership book for the fire service in a conversational and easy-to-read style. He tells you how to accept and survive politics, deal with the fringe employees, and keep your cool -- tricks of the trade that usually takes years to acquire. In this book youll learn: ***Your credibility is a valuable currency that takes time to build up. What you do, not what you say, is the ultimate test of your credibility, reinforcing your expectations*** ***That leadership requires individuals and organizations to create an environment where people and their ideas can thrive*** ***How to use stories to impress upon our new members the necessity of doing certain things*** ***That the quickest ways to lose trust are to inconsistently apply and enforce rules and to allow your personal feelings to dictate what you will and wont enforce*** ***Why leading by example and from the front, doing not saying, is critical to you success*** Reading From Buddy to Boss is like turning to a trusted friend for wisdom and advice you can count on to improve your job performance. Use this book to master your leadership as well as your management skills and successfully make the transition to boss.

Fireground Strategies, 3rd Edition

Author: Anthony Avillo

Publisher: Fire Engineering Books

ISBN: 1593703538

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 656

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The third edition of Chief Anthony Avillo’s bestselling Fireground Strategies is an invaluable resource for the education and development of outstanding fire officers. Through case studies and illustrative examples, Avillo covers how to identify a strategy, develop an action plan, and implement tactics to meet the objectives of the course of action on a fireground. Fireground Strategies is a required text in senior-level undergraduate firefighting strategies courses and is recommended reading for promotional exams across the United States. New to the third edition: Expanded incident command chapters covering all aspects of fireground controlStreet-level strategies focusing on the modern fire environmentImproved section on resource management and additional alarm guidelinesRetailored strategic and tactical activities to integrate the latest attack and ventilation researchRevamped operational safety chapter including department-level safety programs and mechanisms designed to support and foster a culture of safetyNew case studies designed to drive home main points including lessons learnedStrategic considerations of solar panelsComprehensive guidelines on “Buildings that Change the Rules of the Game”Updated vent-enter-isolate-search (VEIS) informationExpanded section on risk management and “who, what, where” vs. LUNARImproved operational suggestions for high-rise operations

Principles of Fire Behavior and Combustion

Author: Richard Gann,Raymond Friedman

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284056104

Category: Science

Page: 298

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Based on the National Fire Academy s Fire Behavior and Combustion model curriculum. Without a comprehensive grasp of how fires start and spread, informed decisions on how to best control and extinguish fires can not be made. Principles of Fire Behavior and Combustion, Fourth Edition will provide readers with a thorough understanding of the chemical and physical properties of flammable materials and fire, the combustion process, and the latest in suppression and extinguishment. The Fourth Edition of this time-tested resource is the most current and accurate source of fire behavior information available to fire science students and on-the-job fire fighters today."

Building Construction Related to the Fire Service

Author: N.A

Publisher: International Fire Service Training Assn

ISBN: 9780879393717

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 439

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[This book] "designed to meet the objectives put forth in the model course outlines for Building Construction for Fire Protection as established by the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) initiative led by the United States Fire Administration."--P. x.

Step Up and Lead

Author: Frank Viscuso

Publisher: Fire Engineering Books

ISBN: 1593703082

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 271

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In his new book Step Up and Lead, Frank Viscuso--author, speaker, and career deputy chief--shares the secrets of effective fire service leadership, introduces the traits and skills essential for successful fire service leaders, and discusses the importance of customer service. Designed to help you reach the top of your profession, this new book is considered must-read material for anyone who is ready to step up and lead!

Strategic and Tactical Considerations on the Fireground

Author: James Patrick Smith,Jim Smith

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780134442648

Category: Command and control at fires

Page: 592

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This book is written for firefighters, fire officers, and chief officers who hope to improve their firefighting skills. It can be utilized in college fire science courses, or at a fire training academy. It can be beneficial for a candidate preparing for promotion to company or chief officer. Improve readers' understanding with real-world insight and research Blending research and over 40 years of personal experience in the field, Strategic and Tactical Considerations on the Fireground, Fourth Edition, draws on author Chief Smith's career operating in one of the largest fire departments in the United States. This authoritative text covers strategic decisions as well as tactical operations, guiding readers through the process of problem identification and solution response. From planning to incident scene control, this text exposes readers to almost every possible tactical scenario and provides knowledge that can be applied to a variety of complex fire situations. The Fourth Edition is updated and expanded to include information that addresses evolving fire service operational approaches.

Fire Apparatus Purchasing Handbook

Author: William C. Peters

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 9780912212333

Category: Reference

Page: 382

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This text details the step-by-step instructions needed to write specifications, go out to bid, evaluate the bids, inspect the apparatus, and save your department money. Chief Peters provides insights into various apparatus features, real-life mishaps, maintenance programs, and warranty information that will help you and the department purchase the right vehicle for the job.

Occupational Outlook Handbook 2009

Author: U. S. Department of Labor

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1602393206

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 890

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A directory for up-and-coming jobs in the near-future employment market includes recommendations for finding or advancing a career and draws on statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, in a guide that includes coverage of more than 250 occupations. Original.

Firefighting Operations in High-Rise and Standpipe-Equipped Buildings

Author: David M. McGrail

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 1593700547

Category: Architecture

Page: 358

View: 6666

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This book establishes a proper firefighting mindset and promotes maintaining preparedness for the extreme physical and mental demands of firefighting operations in high-rise and standpipe-equipped buildings ... Among the many valuable topics covered in this book are: standpipe system pressure regulating devices, pressure restricting devices and pressure reducing valves; cautious and disciplined elevator use during high-rise operations; elevator rescue operations; proper engine company suppression selection, including techniques to operate more powerful firefighting weapons with limited manpower; air support operations during high-rise emergencies, with or without an internal resource.