Fire Engineering Books: Mastering Fireground Command Series DVD #1
By Anthony Kastros, Battalion Chief, Sacramento Metro Fire District
In his Mastering Fireground Command DVD series, Anthony Kastros captures the essential elements of commanding structure fires, including size-up, strategy and tactics, building construction, fire behavior, communications and the real world use of the Incident Command System (ICS). A combination of actual fire footage, simulations, training footage, and graphics are utilized in this DVD series to instill the proper use of street smart ICS on the fireground.
DVD #1 provides a real world application of ICS for the street and a detailed examination of the NIOSH operational causal factors surrounding firefighter line of duty death (LODD), and then focuses on the use of the ICS during residential fire events. Also included are the "10 Commandments of Command" and the "ICS Formula".
Benefits and features:
- Includes multiple residential fireground simulation exercises for student practice
- Tactical worksheet may be downloaded
- Improve command skills for structure fires
- Increase knowledge and application of ICS
- Expand knowledge of structure fire strategy and tactics, thereby impacting the ability to command in a safe, effective, and efficient manner
- Understanding the NIOSH top five LODD causal factors, and how ICS can positively affect them
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