Fire Engineering's Handbook for Firefighter I and II

Fire Engineering's Handbook for Firefighter I and II

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  • $ 95.00

The top names in the fire service put together this comprehensive, and up-to-date basics book for Firefighter I and II classes. This real-world guide meets the 2008 NFPA Standards 1001 and 472, and offers innovative ways to train the next generation of firefighters.

Fire Engineering's Handbook for Firefighter I and II is a highly-readable and thorough guide that engages the student and satisfies the needs of the instructor by covering basic fire topics and addressing techniques and issues that are relevant to the firefighter candidate. Inside these pages the instructor will find expert advice from the nationally-known leaders from Fire Engineering magazine and FDIC.

With full-color throughout, at-a-glance information, color photos, and detailed illustrations, readers will easily make their way through our book without being overwhelmed or distracted by unnecessary elements.

If you're ready for a new approach to training Firefighter I and II, look no further than the leaders in fire service education: Fire Engineering.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Firefighter I

  1. The Traditions and Mission of the Fire Service, Rick Lasky
  2. Fire Service History, Don Cannon
  3. Fire Department Organization, John Best
  4. Fire Department Communications, Alan Young
  5. Fire Behavior, Jerry Naylis
  6. Fire Extinguishers, Jack Miller
  7. Building Construction, Paul Dansbach
  8. Ropes and Knots, Mark Sulcov
  9. Personal Protective Equipment, Tim Pillsworth
  10. Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus, Phil Jose, Mike Gagliano, Casey Phillips, and Steve Bernocco
  11. Firefighting Basic Tools, Rick Fritz
  12. Forcible Entry, Dan Sheridan
  13. Ladders, Mike Ciampo
  14. Ventilation, John Mittendorf
  15. Water Supply and Hose, Dennis LeGear
  16. Fire Streams, Jay Comella
  17. Firefighter Safety and Survival, Anthony Avillo, Frank Ricci, and John Woron
  18. Vehicle Fires, Doug Leihbacher
  19. Search and Rescue, Mike Nasta
  20. Basic Fire Attack, Jerry Knapp
  21. Salvage and Overhaul, Jeff Shupe
  22. Chemistry of Hazardous Materials, Frank Fire
  23. Planning the Hazmat/WMD Response, Christine Wagner
  24. Hazmat Storage and Transportation, Ron Kanterman
  25. Implementing the Hazmat/WMD Response, Steve DeLisi
  26. EMS in the Fire Service, Victor Stagnaro

Section 2: Firefighter II

  1. The Incident Command System, Alan Brunacini
  2. Advanced Communications, Charles Jennings
  3. Pre-incident Planning, Jack Murphy
  4. Fire Protection Systems, Bob Till
  5. Advanced Fire Attack, Chris Flatley
  6. Origin and Cause Investigation, Rich Wolfson
  7. Fire Prevention and Public Education, Tom Kiurski
  8. Vehicle Extrication, Dave Dalrymple
  9. Support of Technical Rescue Teams, Larry Collins
  10. Index

Included with the purchase of the Handbook isFire Engineering's Skill Drills for Firefighter I and II, a sturdy wire-bound book, and a Student Resource Disk, containing author interviews and a glossary of key terms.

1,200 Pages/Hardcover/8-1/2x11/September 2009

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