Firefighting Strategies and Tactics, 3/e

James Angle, Michael Gala, David Harlow, William Lombardo, Craig Maciuba

Firefighting Strategies and Tactics meets and exceeds the course outcomes of the National Fire Academy's Fire & Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) associate-level Strategy and Tactics course.

Now in its Third Edition, Firefighting Strategies and Tactics is the fire service’s most complete and comprehensive “strategies and tactics” resource available for fire service professionals.

This textbook offers clear, systematic guidance on how to take control of the fireground – even under the most adverse conditions.

In addition to residential dwellings, the Third Edition covers best practices to safely and effectively manage fires in residential dwellings, commercial buildings, high-rises, places of assembly, vehicles, and in the wild.

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Firefighting Strategies and Tactics, Third Edition features:

  • Complete coverage of the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Strategies and Tactics model curriculum.
  • New and improved chapter organization, including a new chapter dedicated to Pre-Fire Planning.
  • End-of-chapter case studies that help students apply what they have learned.

Table of Contents: 1 History of Fire Service Strategies and Tactics 2 Fire Fighter Safety 3 Incident Management Systems 4 Coordination and Control 5 Basic Building Construction 6 Fire Dynamics 7 Preincident Planning 8 Extinguishing Agents 9 Built-in Fire Protection 10 Company Operations 11 One- and Two-Family Dwellings 12 Multiple-Family Dwellings 13 Commercial Buildings 14 Places of Assembly 15 High-Rise Office Buildings 16 Vehicle Fires 17 Wildfires 18 Special Fires 19 After the Incident 20 Putting it All Together

SpecificationsJones & Bartlett, 2015
8" x 9 1/2" softcover
490 pages, color photos & diagrams
ISBN: 9781284116007

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