ISBN-10:
1593701357
ISBN-13:
9781593701352
Pub. Date:
09/30/2009
Publisher:
PennWell Corporation
Fire Engineering's Handbook for Firefighter I and II

Fire Engineering's Handbook for Firefighter I and II

by Glenn Corbett

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Overview

Written to include all the minimum requirements of the 2008 NFPA professional qualifications standards 1001 and 472 and beyond, Fire Engineering's Handbook for Firefighter I and II lays out the combined wisdom and experience of more than 40 accomplished fire service professionals from around the United States -- the only collection of its kind in one book!

Edited by Glenn Corbett, Fire Engineering magazine's technical editor, this new text is aimed at giving readers access to practical, real-world, time-tested knowledge and skills and being a trusted resource for instructors and students alike.

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. The 1,200-page handbook is bound in a hardcover for durability. Inside each book, we've tucked a Student Resource Disk that contains insightful interviews with the authors and a glossary of key terms. We've also included with the handbook a sturdy wire-bound Skill Drills book that will take you step-by-step through more than 245 skills.

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593701352
Publisher: PennWell Corporation
Publication date: 09/30/2009
Pages: 1200
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 11.30(h) x 3.20(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1 - Firefighter I
 1. 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, W. 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
27. The Incident Command System, Alan Brunacini
28. Advanced Communications, Charles Jennings
29. Pre-Incident Planning, Jack Murphy
30. Fire Protection Systems, Bob Till
31. Advanced Fire Attack, Chris Flatley
32. Origin and Cause Investigation, Rich Wolfson
33. Fire Prevention and Public Education, Tom Kiurski
34. Vehicle Extrication, Dave Dalrymple
35. Support of Technical Rescue Teams, Larry Collins

Index

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