Engine Company Fireground Operations, Third Edition
Learn proven engine company fireground operations with Engine Company Fireground Operations, Third Edition!
Engine company personnel are a key part of fire fighting operations at the fireground. This book emphasizes the point that fire fighters performing engine company tasks must be properly trained, possess the proper equipment, and be adequately staffed.
Engine Company Fireground Operations, Third Edition covers the basic objectives of engine company work including the proper supply and use of water to fight fires, and emphasizes that the engine companies should be focused on three major tactical priorities on the fireground: life safety, extinguishment, and property conservation. Other areas of importance covered in this book include protecting exposures, confining the fire, and carrying out overhaul operations.
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The Third Edition includes coverage of the most recent editions of:
NFPA 14, Standard for the Installation of Standpipe and Hose Systems
NFPA 1142, Standard on Water Supplies for Suburban and Rural Fire Fighting
NFPA 1500, Standard for Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health
NFPA 1620, Recommended Practice for Pre-Incident Planning
NFPA 1961, Standard on Fire Hose
NFPA 1901, Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus
Features & Benefits
Chapter summaries help recap what students have learned in the chapter to assist in preparing for exams.
Learning objectives identified at the start of each chapter.
Review questions conclude each chapter to reinforce what students have learned.