Brannigan's Building Construction For The Fire Service / Edition 4

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Brannigan’s Building Construction for the Fire Service, Fourth Edition is a must read for fire fighters, prospective fire fighters, and fire science students. This edition continues the Brannigan tradition of using plain language to describe technical information about different building types and their unique hazards. This text ensures that critical fire fighting information is easy-to-understand and gives valuable experience to fire fighters before stepping onto the fireground. The first edition of Building Construction for the Fire Service was published in 1971. Frank Brannigan was compelled to write the most comprehensive building construction text for the fire service so that he could save fire fighters’ lives. His passion for detail and extensive practical experience helped him to develop the most popular text on the market. His motto of: “Know your buildings,” informs every aspect of this new edition of the text.

Listen to a Podcast with Brannigan's Building Construction for the Fire Service, Fourth Edition co-author Glenn Corbett to learn more about this training program!
Glenn discusses his relationship with the late Frank Brannigan, the dangers of heavy construction timber, occupancy specific hazards, and other areas of emphasis within the Fourth Edition. To listen now, visit:

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763778026
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 4/6/2009
  • Edition description: 4E
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 348
  • Sales rank: 313,460
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 5, 2010

    great information

    Having been in the fire service the past 13 years, I realized that you truly are never to old to learn something new. This edition is alot more reader friendly. The 3rd edition seemed harder to learn from even though the information is the same. It helped to remind me of the things I had forgotten over the years and taught me a few new things. I see buildings differently now. Its to bad I never had a chance to meet Francis Brannigan before he passed away. It would have been a great learning experience. I would highly recommend this book to anybody new or old to the fire service

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  • Posted September 18, 2014

    I am yet to get the textbook, what is wrong with you people. Track this order and tell me where it is.

    I am not happy with you,send me the courier company you used for sending this mail. I cant do assignments and you refused to respond to my mail. Please send me the details of the courier company.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 5, 2010

    Building construction for the fire service

    Great price with super fast shipping. Thanks B&N

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