Fire Attack: Strategy & Tactics of Initial Company Response, 2nd Ed.

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Fire Attack: Strategy & Tactics of Initial Company Response, 2nd Ed. Student Text, supports NFPA® 1001, 1021, and 1500 and covers OSHA’s '2 in/2 out' requirements, gives firefighters a solid understanding of fire behavior and equips them with proven attack strategies and techniques, including the following: Successful scene management, Positive-pressure ventilation, Recognizing More »

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Fire Attack: Strategy & Tactics of Initial Company Response, 2nd Ed. Student Text, supports NFPA® 1001, 1021, and 1500 and covers OSHA’s '2 in/2 out' requirements, gives firefighters a solid understanding of fire behavior and equips them with proven attack strategies and techniques, including the following: Successful scene management, Positive-pressure ventilation, Recognizing defensive conditions & Effective search operations.

Fire Attack: Strategy & Tactics of Initial Company Response, 2nd Ed. is a book for student firefighters that focuses on firefighting strategies and tactics. As an emergency response guide for what to do when firefighting decisions must be made quickly, the book offers tons of valuable information that can help you pass written tests and succeed at fighting fires in the field. Some of the many important topics you will find in this book include:

Fire Behavior

Whether it occurs in a natural setting or a building, a fire's characteristics can quickly change. Weather conditions, the presence of combustible materials at the burn site and the characteristics of the area are examples of variables that affect the behavior of the fire. This book helps you predict fire behavior and effectively use firefighting strategies and tactics to quickly respond to changes.

Attack Strategies

The book also focuses on the best fire attack strategies. Subjects addressed in the attack strategies section include: efficient fire scene management, positive-pressure ventilation, defense operations and search operations. Quickly assessing how to attack a fire can reduce burn time and help prevent building occupants from being injured during evacuation.

NFPA and OSHA Compliant

The material in Fire Attack: Strategy & Tactics of Initial Company Response, 2nd Ed. complies with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards 1001, 1021 and 1500 and covers the OSHA '2 in/2 out' regulations. The more you learn about NFPA and OSHA fire safety and building regulations, the more prepared you will be to propose effective fire attack strategies.

Student Preparation

Fire Attack: Strategy & Tactics of Initial Company Response, 2nd Ed. is geared toward students who need to learn the firefighting strategies and tactics associated with initial company response. In addition to providing information that can be helpful for written tests, the book also prepares you to hit the ground running when you arrive as an initial responder to a burning blaze.

Start Learning Today

Plenty of firefighting books focus on initial company response, but the thorough presentation of attack strategies and quality resources in Fire Attack: Strategy & Tactics of Initial Company Response, 2nd Ed. are tough to beat. If you are an aspiring firefighter who needs to learn to provide effective initial response to out-of-control blazes, this book will teach you everything you need to know. Get a copy from our online store today!

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