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Fire Engineering: Safety and Survival on the Fireground

Fire Engineering Books: Safety and Survival on the Fireground

Fire Engineering Books & Videos

  • $ 34.99


Written by Vincent Dunn, Deputy Chief (Ret.), FDNY

  • •Identify Hazards and How to Avoid Them •
  • Maintain Firefighter Safety •
  • Hazards or Fires Do Not Discriminate, They Only Destroy

Learn from one of the leading authorities on how to identify hazards and avoid them.

Dunn discusses the 15 most common hazards faced by firefighters, including cellar fires, collapse, peaked roofs, wildfires, interior operations, ladder operations, forcible entry, and others.

Contents:

  • •Death and injury statistics •
  • Collapse rescue dangers •
  • Responding and returning dangers •
  • Searching for the fire location •
  • Advancing the initial attack hose line •
  • Operating above a fire •
  • Peaked roof operations •
  • Cellar fire dangers •
  • Propane gas •
  • Wildfire dangers •
  • Aerial ladder climbing •
  • Forcible entry dangers •
  • Master stream operation •
  • Outside venting danger •
  • Dangers of fire escapes •
  • Overhauling dangers •
  • Risk analysis •
  • Interior fire •
  • Exterior firefighting •
  • Safe firefighting procedures •
  • Firefighters’ death and injury

377 pages/Hardcover/1992


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