Essentials of Fire Fighting, 6th Edition

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ISBN: 9780879395094

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IFSTA’s Essentials of Fire Fighting has been THE source for training safe and successful firefighters since the publication of the 1st edition in 1977. Generations of firefighters have built their fire and emergency responder careers based on the knowledge and skills honed with Essentials of Fire Fighting as their companion More »

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ISBN: 9780879395094

IFSTA’s Essentials of Fire Fighting has been THE source for training safe and successful firefighters since the publication of the 1st edition in 1977. Generations of firefighters have built their fire and emergency responder careers based on the knowledge and skills honed with Essentials of Fire Fighting as their companion for basic skills and information for 35 years.Essentials is the standard of practice for fire fighting knowledge and skills in North America and beyond.

The 6th edition is completely revised for today’s firefighters and begins the next 35 years of excellence for the manual and for the firefighters who use it. The 6th edition contains all the information and skills needed to meet the requirements for NFPA® 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, 2013 Edition. This manual includes: all new learning objectives, key terms noted in boxes in the margins of each chapter, case histories, and all new review questions in each chapter designed to enhance a student’s understanding. The content is presented in a single column format proven most effective for reading comprehension for adult learners. Warnings, Cautions, and Safety Alerts emphasize safety at all times for new firefighters mastering basic skills. Skill sheets show safe methods for performing each firefighter skill. Each chapter clearly delineates Fire Fighter I knowledge and skills from Fire Fighter II addressing each in separate sections of the chapters. Photographs are enhanced with graphics, all illustrations are new and improved there are additional tables to make content more relevant for visual learners. Appendix A is a correlation matrix for all NFPA® 1001 JPR’s referenced to page numbers for each knowledge and skill requirement.

Originally published in 1977, Essentials of Fire Fighting has become an indispensable textbook for fire fighter training in fire schools across the United States. Now in its 6th edition, this book is as useful as ever in helping firefighters learn practices for safe, effective firefighting. If you are a firefighter in training or a veteran who wants to refresh your knowledge of basic firefighting practices, this classic firefighting textbook is an excellent learning resource to have at your fingertips.

Get Essential Information and Skills

This book covers all the information and skills needed for Firefighter I and Firefighter II qualification. Instead of buying a new textbook when you are ready to advance, this same book can be used to help you study for Firefighter II qualification.

Study for Firefighter I or Firefighter II

The skills and information for Firefighter I and Firefighter II are presented in separate sections of each chapter. This makes it easy to focus on acquiring the information and skills needed for either position. Many educational firefighting books are geared toward achieving a single occupational goal, but this training resource from publisher Brady/Pearson helps you become both a Firefighter I and a Firefighter II.

Explore Important Case Histories

Essentials of Fire Fighting, 6th Edition does more than offer academic information. This book also delves straight into case histories that demonstrate the importance of the information you are learning. Reading case histories gives you the experience of on-the-job training without the danger.

Answer Chapter Review Questions

The end of each chapter contains review questions that test your knowledge of what you have read. In addition to helping you retain the knowledge you acquire, the questions also help prepare you for questions on the Firefighter I or Firefighter II exam. Using the questions as your guide, you can acquire the academic information you need to pass firefighter tests and be an effective firefighter.

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The Standard for U.S. Firefighters

Essentials of Fire Fighting, 6th Edition has been an industry-leading firefighter training book in North America for over 35 years. From basic information about firefighter safety to advanced knowledge about firefighting techniques, this book provides all the knowledge needed to achieve Firefighter I and Firefighter II certification while helping you achieve success in the field of firefighting.

Start Training Today

Essentials of Fire Fighting, 6th Edition is a classic educational resource that gives you the information you need to pass tests for Firefighter I and Firefighter II classification. In addition to focusing on basic principles of firefighting, this book also delves into a variety of firefighting techniques and the situations in which they are used. If you need an educational resource that teaches the essentials of firefighting, this book is for you. Order yours today.

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