Fire Engineering: Technical Rescue Operations Volume I
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Fire Engineering Books: Technical Rescue Operations Volume I

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by Larry Collins, Captain, Los Angeles County Fire Department

The new rules of rescue have improved the way firefighters and other first responders are able to detect, locate, treat, and extract trapped victims in practically any situation by emphasizing factors like innovative training, better equipment, and more intelligent planning by well-informed decision-makers. Whether you live in an urban or rural fire district, working for a paid or volunteer department, increasingly your fire department will be called upon for rescue.

Technical Rescue Operations, Volume I: Planning, Training, and Command is a groundbreaking book that lays the framework for responding to technical rescues and disasters of all types in the safest and most effective manner.

Key Features & Benefits:

  • Fully explains the concept and origins of rescue
  • Concepts taught in this book will provide guidance for rescue teams of any size and budget
  • Explains how to develop, manage, and operate a modern rescue system
  • Illustrates how to apply principles of rescue to actual high-risk operations
  • Includes more than 100 photos


  • Introduction
  • Planning for “"Daily"” Urban Search and Technical Rescues
  • Planning for Disaster Search and Technical Rescue Operations
  • Developing Multi-Tiered USAR/Rescue Systems
  • Rescue Apparatus and Equipment
  • Rescue Training
  • Commanding Urban Search and Technical Rescue Operations
  • References
  • Appendix
  • Bibliography

254 pages/Hardcover/81/2 x 11/2004

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