Engine Company Fireground Operations, 3/e


Harold Richman, NFPA

Learn proven engine company fireground operations with Engine Company Fireground Operations, Third Edition!

Engine company personnel are a key part of fire fighting operations at the fireground. This book emphasizes the point that fire fighters performing engine company tasks must be properly trained, possess the proper equipment, and be adequately staffed.

Engine Company Fireground Operations, Third Edition covers the basic objectives of engine company work including the proper supply and use of water to fight fires, and emphasizes that the engine companies should be focused on three major tactical priorities on the fireground: life safety, extinguishment, and property conservation. Other areas of importance covered in this book include protecting exposures, confining the fire, and carrying out overhaul operations.

Key features include:

  • Chapter summaries help recap what students have learned in the chapter to assist in preparing for exams
  • Learning objectives identified at the start of each chapter
  • Review questions conclude each chapter to reinforce what students have learned
  • Updated illustration



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SpecificationsJones & Bartlett, 2007
8 1/2" x 11" softcover
200 pages
ISBN: 0-7637-4495-6

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