Modern firefighting is a continually evolving science with new technologies constantly being applied to the fire service. In the latest edition of this perennial favorite, Norman examines these new technologies and how they affect fire ground tactics. He also details the new role firefighters play in homeland security.
Fire Officer: Principles and Practice covers NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 2003 Edition for the Fire Officer I & II levels, from fire officer communications to managing fire incidents. The text is the core of the teaching and learning system with features that will reinforce and expand on the essential information and make information retrieval a snap. It combines current content with dynamic features and interactive technology to better support instructors and help prepare future fire officers for any situation that may arise.
The third edition of Chief Anthony Avillo’s bestselling Fireground Strategies is an invaluable resource for the education and development of outstanding fire officers. Through case studies and illustrative examples, Avillo covers how to identify a strategy, develop an action plan, and implement tactics to meet the objectives of the course of action on a fireground. Fireground Strategies is a required text in senior-level undergraduate firefighting strategies courses and is recommended reading for promotional exams across the United States. New to the third edition: Expanded incident command chapters covering all aspects of fireground controlStreet-level strategies focusing on the modern fire environmentImproved section on resource management and additional alarm guidelinesRetailored strategic and tactical activities to integrate the latest attack and ventilation researchRevamped operational safety chapter including department-level safety programs and mechanisms designed to support and foster a culture of safetyNew case studies designed to drive home main points including lessons learnedStrategic considerations of solar panelsComprehensive guidelines on “Buildings that Change the Rules of the Game”Updated vent-enter-isolate-search (VEIS) informationExpanded section on risk management and “who, what, where” vs. LUNARImproved operational suggestions for high-rise operations
Exam Prep: Fire Officer III & IV is designed to prepare you to sit for a Fire Officer III & IV certification, promotion, or training examination by including the same type of multiple-choice questions you are likely to encounter. The manual follows the Systematic Approach to Examination Preparation, developed by Performance Training Systems, Inc., to help improve examination scores. The practice examinations were written by fire and emergency service personnel and the content was validated through current reference materials and technical review committees. Your exam performance will improve after using this system.
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