Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2007 - Technology & Engineering - 379 pages
Written by industry experts Bernard Klaene and Russell Sanders, and developed in partnership with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the Second Edition of Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics will provide both fire officers and professionals in training with the tools they need to become skilled incident commanders. Loaded with new content and features, this new edition guides readers through all phases of strategic and tactical planning so they can manage any incident, regardless of its complexity. The Second Edition includes: new chapter reorganization with scores of subject matter updates, including a thorough discussion of the National Incident Management System (NIMS); a correlation guide to the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Strategy and Tactics model course; 2-color interior with improved illustrations; a companion website complete with chapter pre-tests, interactivities, an online glossary, and instructor resources. Rely upon Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics to get the comprehensive know-how needed to handle any fireground incident.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 2 Procedures PreIncident Planning and SizeUp
39
CHAPTER 3 Developing an Incident Action Plan
81
CHAPTER 4 Company Operations
95
CHAPTER 5 Fire Fighter Safety
105
CHAPTER 6 Life Safety
149
CHAPTER 7 Fire Protection Systems
171
CHAPTER 8 Offensive Operations
193
CHAPTER 9 Defensive Operations
233
CHAPTER 11 The Role of Occupancy
259
CHAPTER 12 HighRise Buildings
297
Sample ASETBX Data
347
Imperial and Metric Conversions
353
FESHE Correlation Guide
357
Glossary
358
Index
364
Photo Credits
379

CHAPTER 10 Property Conservation
249

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