Firefighting Strategies and Tactics

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Cengage Learning, 2000 - Technology & Engineering - 160 pages
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This book offers comprehensive coverage of all firefighting strategies and tactics, from standard company responsibilities and assignments to specialized situational strategies and tactics. Written by a team of experienced fire service personnel representing a variety of geographic and professional viewpoints, students get first-hand knowledge of strategies and tactics, whether it's fighting high-rise or wildland fires, from people who have been there. In a directed, logical format, this text takes students from basic concepts to the application of tactics and situational strategies for particular occupancies or types of fires. This text can be used in the college and university systems, as well as fire academies and fire departments for educating and training personnel in firefighting strategies and tactics, and it also serves as an excellent resource for fire department promotional exams.

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Contents

History of Fire Service Tactics and Strategies
2
Fire Dynamics
6
Extinguishing Agents
12
Copyright

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Fire Chief, Palm Harbor Fire Dept., Teaches at St. Petersburg Jr. College, Florida

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