Ladder Company Fireground Operations

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Jan 10, 2012 - Medical - 251 pages
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Learn proven ladder company fireground operations with Ladder Company Fireground Operations, Third Edition. Fire department ladder companies face many challenges. Ladder company personnel are an integral part of fire fighting operations at the fireground, and this book emphasizes the point that fire fighters performing ladder company tasks must be properly trained, possess the proper equipment, and be adequately staffed. Ladder Company Fireground Operations, Third Edition covers the basic objectives of ladder company work including the assignments of conducting a primary search, rescuing victims, forcing entry, and conducting proper ventilation techniques. This book also emphasizes other areas of importance including pre-incident planning, using standard operating guidelines (SOPs), and working within an Incident Management System (IMS).
 

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Contents

Preface
xiii
Introduction
2
Initial Assignments
14
Rescue
30
Ventilation Techniques
52
Ventilation Operations
76
Checking for Fire Extension
98
Forcible Entry
114
Property Conservation
170
Elevated Streams
188
Control of Utilities
208
Overhaul Operations
224
Imperial and Metric Conversions
239
Glossary
241
Index
243
Photo Credits
251

Aerial Operations
136
Ground Ladders
152

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