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Truck Company Operations

Truck Company Operations

Author: John Mittendorf

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 9781593702182

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 471

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Author John Mittendorf has completely rewritten his best-selling book, Truck Company Operations, a must-have for all firefighters who are assigned to the truck and who have responsibilities for the truck on the fireground. The new second edition covers the many aspects, tasks, and functions of a truck company, and contains new and expanded information related to search, reading a building, reading smoke, the Ten Commandments of truck company operations, operating truck apparatus, and more--all from a truck company perspective.

Truck Company Fireground Operations

Truck Company Fireground Operations

Author: Harold Richman

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763743976

Category: Medical

Page: 230

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This outstanding text presents complete coverage of truck company operational procedures. Truck Company Fireground Operations describes procedures for working structural fires, and helps you train responders on rescue, ventilation, forcible entry, salvage, and more!

Firefighting Operations in High-Rise and Standpipe-Equipped Buildings

Firefighting Operations in High-Rise and Standpipe-Equipped Buildings

Author: David M. McGrail

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 9781593700546

Category: Architecture

Page: 358

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This book establishes a proper firefighting mindset and promotes maintaining preparedness for the extreme physical and mental demands of firefighting operations in high-rise and standpipe-equipped buildings ... Among the many valuable topics covered in this book are: standpipe system pressure regulating devices, pressure restricting devices and pressure reducing valves; cautious and disciplined elevator use during high-rise operations; elevator rescue operations; proper engine company suppression selection, including techniques to operate more powerful firefighting weapons with limited manpower; air support operations during high-rise emergencies, with or without an internal resource.

Truck Company Operations

Truck Company Operations

Author: J. Steven Kidd

Publisher:

ISBN: 0815150768

Category: Fire departments

Page: 100

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It is the goal of this program, Truck company operations, to provide the student with basic knowledge about the operations of the fire service truck company.

Structural Firefighting

Structural Firefighting

Author: Bernard Klaene

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763751685

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 379

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Written by industry experts Bernard Klaene and Russell Sanders, and developed in partnership with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the Second Edition of Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics will provide both fire officers and professionals in training with the tools they need to become skilled incident commanders. Loaded with new content and features, this new edition guides readers through all phases of strategic and tactical planning so they can manage any incident, regardless of its complexity. The Second Edition includes: new chapter reorganization with scores of subject matter updates, including a thorough discussion of the National Incident Management System (NIMS); a correlation guide to the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Strategy and Tactics model course; 2-color interior with improved illustrations; a companion website complete with chapter pre-tests, interactivities, an online glossary, and instructor resources. Rely upon Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics to get the comprehensive know-how needed to handle any fireground incident.

Structural Firefighting

Structural Firefighting

Author: Bernard J. Klaene

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 9781449642396

Category: Medical

Page: 380

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Safe and effective structural firefighting requires a complex thought process. It is not a simple matter of “how to.” Decisions depend on many factors, from the type of building, to the likelihood of occupancy, to the water supply. The third edition of Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics leads readers through all phases of planning, evaluation and implementation to enable them to effectively manage structure fire incidents safe and effective manner, regardless of size or complexity. The third edition has been revised to thoroughly cover the practical applications and limitations of the latest research from Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics

Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics

Author: Bernard "Ben" J. Klaene

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9781284180299

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 384

View: 911

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The fourth edition of Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics meets and exceeds the course objectives and outcomes for the National Fire Academy’s Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) non-core course, Strategy and Tactics (C0279). Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics prepares the fire officer to take command at structure fires, effectively using available resources. The goal of this text is to explain proven tactics and strategies used at structure fires. It is designed to be used by all fire officers, from company officer to chief of department. The Fourth Edition provides the necessary tools to achieve maximum productivity under adverse fireground conditions. It references NFPA fire investigations, applicable NFPA statistics and standards, the NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program, and the Technical Report Series from the U.S. Fire Administration. It has been expanded to include information from recent studies by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Underwriters Laboratories (UL), and others. The Fourth Edition contains new content on integration of initial rapid intervention crews, updated content on vent-enter-isolate-search tactics, and more, while continuing to emphasize the role of preincident planning and command decisions that maximize life safety, extinguishment, and property conservation. A multitude of case studies, incident summaries, and extensive end-of-chapter activities promote application of chapter content and critical thinking skills. This text allows a company officer or incident commander to learn fireground procedures at an accelerated pace, thus reducing the cost in lives and property associated with learning by experience only. The Fourth Edition also includes: New and significantly expanded, in-depth Suggested Activities that challenge the reader to apply the strategies and tactics presented in each chapter Incident Summaries that summarize real fireground events and lessons learned Fallacy/Fact boxes that defuse myths and clarify the facts Updated statistics on significant fires in various occupancy types Safety and strategy tips throughout each chapter

Structural Fire Fighting

Structural Fire Fighting

Author: Ifsta

Publisher:

ISBN: 0132790602

Category:

Page: 484

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Structural Fire Fighting: Truck Company Skills and Tactics 2nd Edition is designed to be a resource for those who engage in "truck work" on the fireground. Building on concepts introduced in the Essentials of Fire Fighting, this manual provides more detailed information on topics like forcible entry, fireground search and rescue, horizontal and vertical ventilation, rapid intervention, loss control, and many other responsibilities traditionally assigned to truck companies. This manual builds on the information contained in Fireground Support Operations 1st Edition and has a special focus on safe fireground operations. Each chapter begins with Safety Points that highlight specific safety reminders for tasks addressed in the chapter. In addition, a scenario at the end of each chapter encourages the reader to apply concepts that have been learned.

Fire Captain Written Exam Study Guide

Fire Captain Written Exam Study Guide

Author: Arthur R. Couvillon

Publisher: Information Guides

ISBN: 0938329669

Category: Study Aids

Page: 304

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320 page book with eleven chapters containing over 3000 selections of information that all Firefighters should know. This book is designed to assist Firefighters prepare for the FIRE CAPTAIN-LIEUTENANT promotional WRITTEN EXAM. Topics included: fire administration, leadership management, fire prevention, fire behavior, hazardous materials, fire-fighting, as well as a 100 question practice exam and muchmore!