Strategic and Tactical Considerations on the Fireground

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Trafford Publishing, 2002 - Study Aids - 217 pages
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This study guide contains 900 questions and answers in a multiple-choice format to accompany the textbook "Strategic and Tactical Considerations on the Fireground". The text and study guide use a systems approach to guide firefighters, fire officers and chief officers through problem identification and solutions during firefighting incidents. The author uses his over 36 years of firefighting with the Philadelphia Fire Department to blend personal experience with theory. It covers preparation, management tools, decision making, company operations, building construction, building collapse, scene safety, special situations and occupancies, technical operations and after the incident.

Through the various chapters, Chief Smith provides the strategies and tactics for numerous types of operations gleaned through his 22 years as a chief officer. It provides a clear and distinct approach to solving and understanding the fire problem at hand. The reader will obtain a wealth of knowledge presented in a clear, ready-to-use manner.

The Strategic and Tactical Considerations on the Fireground Study Guide, Second Edition is now available through Trafford.

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About the author (2002)

James P. Smith, Jr. is Professor Emeritus of Botany at Humboldt State University.

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