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Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations, 5th Edition

Essentials of Fire Fighting and Fire Department Operations, 5th EditionPhysical Product
  • By IFSTA
  • Pub. Date: Jan 2, 2008 by Pearson.
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-515111-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-515111-2

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  • Table of Contents


  • Referenced NFPA Standards and Codes
  • Chapter Objectives
  • Fully Illustrated Examples and Color Artwork
  • Information Plus Sidebars give additional relevant information that is more detailed, descriptive or explanatory
  • Case Histories
  • Safety Alerts
  • Key Terms
  • Caution Boxes
  • End of Chapter Review Questions

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. 

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

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