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Long known as the leader in advanced fire service training materials, Fire Engineering Books & Videos is proud to announce a new way to train the next generation of firefighters: Fire Engineering's Handbook for Firefighter I and II.
Glenn Corbett, Fire Engineering magazine's technical editor, has assembled the top names in firefighting to compile what will be the most authoritative, comprehensive, and up-to-date basics book for Firefighter I and II classes. This real-world guide meets the 2008 NFPA Standards 1001 and 472, and offers innovative ways to train the next generation of firefighters.
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.
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.
Table of Contents
Section 1: Firefighter I
Section 2: Firefighter II
- The Traditions and Mission of the Fire Service, Rick Lasky
- Fire Service History, Don Cannon
- Fire Department Organization, John Best
- Fire Department Communications, Alan Young
- Fire Behavior, Jerry Naylis
- Fire Extinguishers, Jack Miller
- Building Construction, Paul Dansbach
- Ropes and Knots, Mark Sulcov
- Personal Protective Equipment, Tim Pillsworth
- Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus, Phil Jose, Mike Gagliano, Casey Phillips, and Steve Bernocco
- Firefighting Basic Tools, Rick Fritz
- Forcible Entry, Dan Sheridan
- Ladders, Mike Ciampo
- Ventilation, John Mittendorf
- Water Supply and Hose, Dennis LeGear
- Fire Streams, Jay Comella
- Firefighter Safety and Survival, Anthony Avillo, Frank Ricci, and John Woron
- Vehicle Fires, Doug Leihbacher
- Search and Rescue, Mike Nasta
- Basic Fire Attack, Jerry Knapp
- Salvage and Overhaul, Jeff Shupe
- Chemistry of Hazardous Materials, Frank Fire
- Planning the Hazmat/WMD Response, Christine Wagner
- Hazmat Storage and Transportation, Ron Kanterman
- Implementing the Hazmat/WMD Response, Steve DeLisi
- EMS in the Fire Service, Victor Stagnaro
- The Incident Command System, Alan Brunacini
- Advanced Communications, Charles Jennings
- Pre-incident Planning, Jack Murphy
- Fire Protection Systems, Bob Till
- Advanced Fire Attack, Chris Flatley
- Origin and Cause Investigation, Rich Wolfson
- Fire Prevention and Public Education, Tom Kiurski
- Vehicle Extrication, Dave Dalrymple
- Support of Technical Rescue Teams, Larry Collins
Included with the purchase of the Handbook is Fire Engineering's Skill Drills for Firefighter I and II, a sturdy wire-bound book, and a Student Resource Disk, containing author interviews and a glossary of key terms.
1,200 Pages/Hardcover/8-1/2x11/September 2009