Fire Engineering Books: Mastering Fireground Command Series DVD #2
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 #2 provides a real world application of ICS for the street, and then focuses on the use of the ICS during fires involving multiple family dwellings, garden and center hall apartments, duplexes, fourplexes and known victim trapped situations.
Benefits and features:
- Includes actual command post dash-camera footage of a successful apartment fire rescue
- Provides simulation exercises involving duplex, fourplex, garden and center hall apartment fires
- 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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