Fireground Strategies 3/e

Fireground Strategies, 3/e

Anthony Avillo

The third edition of Chief Anthony Avillo’s bestselling Fireground Strategies is an invaluable resource for the education and development of outstanding fire officers. Through case studies and illustrative examples, Avillo covers how to identify a strategy, develop an action plan, and implement tactics to meet the objectives of the course of action on a fireground.

Fireground Strategies is a required text in senior-level undergraduate firefighting strategies courses and is recommended reading for promotional exams across the United States.

New to the third edition:

  • Expanded incident command chapters covering all aspects of fireground control
  • Street-level strategies focusing on the modern fire environment
  • Improved section on resource management and additional alarm guidelines
  • Retailored strategic and tactical activities to integrate the latest attack and ventilation research
  • Revamped operational safety chapter including department-level safety programs and mechanisms designed to support and foster a culture of safety
  • New case studies designed to drive home main points including lessons learned
  • Strategic considerations of solar panels
  • Comprehensive guidelines on “Buildings that Change the Rules of the Game”
  • Updated vent-enter-isolate-search (VEIS) information
  • Expanded section on risk management and “who, what, where” vs. LUNAR
  • Improved operational suggestions for high-rise operations
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SpecificationsFire Engineering, 2015
8 1/2" x 11" hardcover
623 pages, photos
ISBN 9781593703530

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