Tools of the Trade: Firefighting Tools and Their Use, 2nd edition


Richard A. Fritz, Battalion Chief of Training (Ret.), High Point (NC) Fire Department & Mike Ciampo, Lieutenant, FDNY

Now in its second edition, Tools of the Trade: Firefighting Tools and Their Use covers more than 100 different hand and power tools. It is a one-stop source to learn new skills or hone current skills with a wide variety of firefighting tools.

With pictures, descriptions, and now including video demos, this book is a must-have for all firefighters, company officers, chief officers, and anyone purchasing tools for the fire service.


  • Identifies the tool and its standard uses
  • Discusses special tool uses and in-house modifications
  • Points out the limitations of each tool
  • Includes video demos
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SpecificationsFire Engineering, 2017
8 1/2" x 11" softcover
225 pages
ISBN: 9781593703721

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