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by Capt. Daniel D. Shaw and Lt. Douglas J. Mitchell, Jr.

Two seasoned fire officers take an in-depth look into the causes of line of duty deaths in residential building fires, and offer incident recommendations. This book is designed to provide firefighters and fire officers Œëí±street provenŒëí¬ tips, techniques, and company-level drills that address and overcome the 25 most common errors that occur at residential building fires.


  • Part I: Combat readiness
  • It'Œëís all about me
  • Combat ready fire apparatus
  • Routine
  • Can I talk now?
  • ItŒëí's really the only time you have
  • We are aggressive
  • Part II: Mastering the environment
  • Bricks, sticks, and straw
  • Get out there
  • Nothing showing means nothing, On-scene reports
  • Stairway to heaven or hell
  • Fire down below
  • 360Œ_ check
  • Fire behavior, taking science to the streets
  • Part III: Engine company operations
  • Pre-planned riding assignments
  • Backup is not a direction of travel
  • Where is my water?
  • One more room
  • The last line of defense
  • Part IV: Truck company operations
  • Truck work
  • Pre-planned riding assignments
  • Look, listen, and feel
  • Ladders, ladders, ladders everywhere
  • To the roof
  • Probability in search: VEIS
  • We save lives

336 Pages/Hardcover/6x9/August 2013
ISBN10 1-59370-309-0

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Weight 2.6 lbs