The Art of Reading Buildings

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ISBN: 9781593703424

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The Art of Reading Buildings focuses on the practical art of reading a building and applying its positive and negative attributes in developing a size-up for fireground operations that center on structure fires. First-due company officers, incident commanders, and safety officers will appreciate the practical “street-wise” lessons captured in the More »

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ISBN: 9781593703424

The Art of Reading Buildings focuses on the practical art of reading a building and applying its positive and negative attributes in developing a size-up for fireground operations that center on structure fires. First-due company officers, incident commanders, and safety officers will appreciate the practical “street-wise” lessons captured in the book. Chief officers, training officers, engineers, firefighters, and fire science degree candidates will benefit from the wide range of building construction topics covered in this text.

Features include:

Understand the technical and practical aspects of building construction
Learn on-the-spot building construction assessment using the authors’ custom Rapid Street-Read Guides
Develop a quick construction size-up for immediate application to fireground operations
Recognize firefighter traps in newer and alternative construction methods
This text covers objectives for the National Fire Academy’s Fire and Emergency Services in Higher Education (FESHE) Building Construction for Fire Protection course

444 Pages/Hardcover/8.5x11/December 2014

Firefighters Bookstore Item # 3106

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