Written by industry experts Bernard Klaene and Russell Sanders, and developed in partnership with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the Second Edition of Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics will provide both fire officers and professionals in training with the tools they need to become skilled incident commanders. Loaded with new content and features, this new edition guides readers through all phases of strategic and tactical planning so they can manage any incident, regardless of its complexity. The Second Edition includes: new chapter reorganization with scores of subject matter updates, including a thorough discussion of the National Incident Management System (NIMS); a correlation guide to the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Strategy and Tactics model course; 2-color interior with improved illustrations; a companion website complete with chapter pre-tests, interactivities, an online glossary, and instructor resources. Rely upon Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics to get the comprehensive know-how needed to handle any fireground incident.
Safe and effective structural firefighting requires a complex thought process. It is not a simple matter of “how to.” Decisions depend on many factors, from the type of building, to the likelihood of occupancy, to the water supply. The third edition of Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics leads readers through all phases of planning, evaluation and implementation to enable them to effectively manage structure fire incidents safe and effective manner, regardless of size or complexity. The third edition has been revised to thoroughly cover the practical applications and limitations of the latest research from Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
The fourth edition of Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics meets and exceeds the course objectives and outcomes for the National Fire Academy’s Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) non-core course, Strategy and Tactics (C0279). Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics prepares the fire officer to take command at structure fires, effectively using available resources. The goal of this text is to explain proven tactics and strategies used at structure fires. It is designed to be used by all fire officers, from company officer to chief of department. The Fourth Edition provides the necessary tools to achieve maximum productivity under adverse fireground conditions. It references NFPA fire investigations, applicable NFPA statistics and standards, the NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program, and the Technical Report Series from the U.S. Fire Administration. It has been expanded to include information from recent studies by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Underwriters Laboratories (UL), and others. The Fourth Edition contains new content on integration of initial rapid intervention crews, updated content on vent-enter-isolate-search tactics, and more, while continuing to emphasize the role of preincident planning and command decisions that maximize life safety, extinguishment, and property conservation. A multitude of case studies, incident summaries, and extensive end-of-chapter activities promote application of chapter content and critical thinking skills. This text allows a company officer or incident commander to learn fireground procedures at an accelerated pace, thus reducing the cost in lives and property associated with learning by experience only. The Fourth Edition also includes: New and significantly expanded, in-depth Suggested Activities that challenge the reader to apply the strategies and tactics presented in each chapter Incident Summaries that summarize real fireground events and lessons learned Fallacy/Fact boxes that defuse myths and clarify the facts Updated statistics on significant fires in various occupancy types Safety and strategy tips throughout each chapter
A Complete Facility Fire Brigade Training Solution The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you the Second Edition of Facility Fire Brigade: Principles and Practice, a modern integrated teaching and learning system for four levels of a Facility Fire Brigade. These four levels are: Incipient Facility Fire Brigade Member Advanced Exterior Facility Fire Brigade Member Interior Structural Facility Fire Brigade Member Facility Fire Brigade Leader. Today's facility fire brigade members protect all types of facilities. As they answer these calls, it is imperative that no gaps in knowledge compromise their effectiveness or their safety in protecting who they serve. Facility fire brigade members need up-to-date, comprehensive training materials to thoroughly prepare for any situation that may arise. Current Content This text addresses the 2018 Edition of the NFPA 1081, Standard for Facility Fire Brigade Member Professional Qualifications. It also provides essential guidance for compliance with OSHA Regulations 29 CFR § 1910.156, as well as NFPA 600, Standard on Facility Fire Brigades. Dynamic Features The features found in the text will help your students take that extra step toward becoming outstanding fire brigade members. They include: Detailed Case Studies Expanded Skill Drills Advice and encouragement from veteran facility brigade leaders
Fire fighters working within an industrial fire brigade must possess professional competencies not required of other response personnel. Based on NFPA 1081, Standard for Industrial Fire Brigade Member Professional Qualifications, 2007 Edition, Industrial Fire Brigade: Principles and Practice will provide fire fighters with the knowledge necessary to handle fire prevention and protection within workplace environments.