Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations by IfstaEssentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations by Ifsta

Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations


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Market-leading text for Fire Fighter I and Firefighter II training.  Completely updated to meet NFPA 1001 objectives, the new 5e has been redesigned offering both students and instructors the most comprehensive package available. 

The entire Essentials of Fire Fighting manual is written by a single professional writer with more than four decades of fire service training experience.   This ensures consistency of information throughout.    The entire manual is validated by a committee of subject matter experts, representing all levels of the fire service in Nor...
Title:Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department OperationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1440 pages, 10.94 × 8.53 × 1.82 inPublished:January 2, 2008Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0135151112

ISBN - 13:9780135151112

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Table of Contents

Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations


Chapter 1 Firefighter Orientation

Chapter 2 Firefighter Safety and Health

Chapter 3 Fire Behavior

Chapter 4 Building Construction

Chapter 5 Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment

Chapter 6 Portable Fire Extinguishers

Chapter 7 Ropes and Knots

Chapter 8 Rescue and Extrication

Chapter 9 Forcible Entry

Chapter 10 Ground Ladders

Chapter 11 Ventilation

Chapter 12 Water Supply

Chapter 13 Fire Hose

Chapter 14 Fire Streams

Chapter 15 Fire Control

Chapter 16 Fire Detection, Alarm, and Suppression Systems

Chapter 17 Loss Control

Chapter 18 Protecting Fire Scene Evidence

Chapter 19 Fire Department Communications

Chapter 20 Fire Prevention and Public Education

Chapter 21 Basic Prehospital Emergency Medical Care for Firefighters

Chapter 22 Introduction to Hazardous Materials

Chapter 23 Operations at Haz Mat Incidents