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by William E. Clark

This classic look at the basics of firefighting provides up-to-date information on firefighting operations beginning with fire behavior and on through to fundamental approaches, strategy, coordination, and tactics of safe fireground activities. The book also discusses operational procedures of ladder and engine companies, along with preplanning routines that departments should follow, and finishes with a look at common fires, along with fires that could require special attention, including the "Œëí±Big One."Œëí¬


  • ŒëŒÇFire behavior ŒëŒÇ
  • The mechanisms of fire extinguishment ŒëŒÇ
  • The development of firefighting ŒëŒÇ
  • Firefighting strategy ŒëŒÇ
  • Firefighting tactics ŒëŒÇ
  • The action planŒëŒ‹—working at a fire ŒëŒÇ
  • Fireground control and coordination ŒëŒÇ
  • Safety on the fireground ŒëŒÇ
  • The fire building—ŒëŒ‹hindrance and help ŒëŒÇ
  • Sprinkler operations ŒëŒÇ
  • Ladder company operations ŒëŒÇ
  • Engine company operations ŒëŒÇ
  • Pre-fire planning ŒëŒÇ
  • Major fires ŒëŒÇ
  • The everyday fire ŒëŒÇ
  • Special-problem fires ŒëŒÇ
  • Appendices (exercises)

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493 pages/Softcover/1991
ISBN10 0-87814-920-1

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Weight 3.00 lbs