Firefighter Entry - Entry Level & Reference Materials

Entry Level & Reference

Are you looking to become a firefighter? Are you looking for career information about fire services or materials that will help you with interviewing? Maybe you’re just looking for general reference information. Whatever reference and entry level material you’re looking for, has it for you. Our wide selection of material includes print books, audio books and CD-ROMs. We are the leading source for multimedia training materials for firefighters and emergency service providers. offers general fire service reference publications to meet your needs. Some of the titles you’ll find here are Fire and Emergency Services Orientation and Terminology, Pride & Ownership: A Firefighter’s Love of the Job, Fire Service: History, Traditions and Beyond, Encyclopedia of Fire Protection and more. The Encyclopedia of Fire Protection is a great reference book that features an alphabetical list defining fire protection terms with images, diagrams, graphs and other useful tools to help you gain a deeper understanding of the terminology. Inside, you’ll also find a list of fire codes and standards including those from OSHA and NFPA. The NFPA Fire Protection Handbook is the ultimate reference book for fire careers. This fully revised 20th edition released in 2008 now comes as two volumes and features a wealth of information for everything from public education to fire alarm systems to alternative fuels for vehicles and much more.

If you are interested in becoming a firefighter, titles like Becoming a Firefighter will explain everything you need to know about the job. It explains job opportunities, salary expectations and certification requirements, training and education programs and more. The Aspiring Firefighter’s Two-Year Plan provides step-by-step explanations about how to begin your career as a firefighter. You’ll be fully prepared to enter your career path knowledgably and confidently.

Our Basic Skills Review category offers a selection of titles to help you brush up on your skills. We have mathematics and problem-solving material for fire service personnel and emergency services. We have excellent guides about physics and chemistry. You’ll also find a great selection of titles to assist you with writing, vocabulary and spelling.

You’ll find references to help you succeed in interviews and assessments. Titles from our Interviewing category include Study Guide for the Firefighter Interview, Facing the Promotional Interview, Fire Department Interview Tactics and more. With our titles, you’ll go into your first, or any interview knowing what to expect and feeling prepared.

The Firefighters Bookstore is here to help you gain knowledge about fire careers and is proud to offer these quality titles to get you started. Check out our helpful reference and entry level materials today.

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