Emergency Incident Media Coverage eBook

Emergency Incident Media Coverage eBook


Robert S. Fleming

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Dr. Robert Fleming's new book will serve as a preparation and resource guide both for the media and for fire and emergency services personnel. It is designed to provide emergency responders and media representatives with an understanding of their roles, responsibilities, and challenges in providing timely, accurate, and professional media coverage of emergency incidents.

Emergency Incident Media Coverage provides valuable information to fire and emergency service officers, including Public Information Officers (PIO); news media personnel, including reporters, editors, and news anchors; and individuals preparing for careers in those fields.


  • Media coverage of emergency incidents
  • Emergency incident coverage—the fire department perspective
  • Emergency incident coverage—the media perspective
  • The fire department public information officer (PIO)
  • The reporter’s job—get the story!
  • Working together in emergency incident coverage—the fire department and the media
  • Emergency incident coverage in an age of the internet and social media
  • Incident management
  • Accidents
  • Building fires
  • Equipment fires
  • Hazardous materials fires
  • Outside fires
  • Vehicle fires
  • Hazardous materials incidents
  • Infrastructure emergencies
  • Rescues
  • Searches
  • Terrorism incidents
  • Weather-related events and natural emergencies
  • Civilian injuries and fatalities
  • Firefighter injuries and fatalities
  • Arson and incendiary fires
  • Incidents of national consequence
  • Final thoughts
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SpecificationsFire Engineering, 2013
444 pages
ISBN: E9781593703103
Once your access code has been activated, the eBook cannot be returned for a refund.

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