Command 1A: Command Operations for the Company Officer, California Edition / Edition 1

Command 1A: Command Operations for the Company Officer, California Edition / Edition 1

by James Angle, David Harlow, William Lombardo, Craig Maciuba
     
 

ISBN-10: 1111544212

ISBN-13: 9781111544218

Pub. Date: 02/08/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This book, tailored specifically for California fire officers, covers firefighting strategies and tactics and includes California-specific material. It is the student book for the Command 1A: Command Operations for the Company Officer course, and also covers the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Strategies and Tactics course. This content…  See more details below

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This book, tailored specifically for California fire officers, covers firefighting strategies and tactics and includes California-specific material. It is the student book for the Command 1A: Command Operations for the Company Officer course, and also covers the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Strategies and Tactics course. This content provides information and supports simulation opportunities in a controlled environment to prepare fire officers who are assuming the role of first-in incident commander. It covers the initial incident command actions of a company officer arriving at structure fires in a single and multi-family dwellings, commercial buildings and places of assembly occupancies. Its up-to-date nature and hands-on focus will prepare officers to effectively respond to actual incidents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111544218
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/08/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
464,382
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Preface. Acknowledgements. Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE). 1. Incident Management Systems. 2. Firefighter Safety. 3. Basic Building Construction. 4. Fire Dynamics. 5. Built-In Fire Protection. 6. Company Operations. 7. Coordination and Control. 8. One- and Two-Family Dwellings. 9. Multiple Family Dwellings. 10. Commercial Buildings. 11. Places of Assembly. 12. After the Incident. Appendix, California Supplemental Materials. Topic 2-2, Fireground Safety Concepts. Topic 2-3, Concepts of Decision Making. Topic 2-4, Ethics and Command Presence on the Fireground. Topic 2-5, The Principles of Command. Topic 3-1, Building Construction and Its Effect on Fire Development. Topic 3-4, Local, State, and Federal Mutual Aid Resource Availability. Topic 4-1, Engine and Truck Company Operations at Structure Fires. Topic 4-2, Apparatus Placement Considerations at Structure Fires. Topic 4-3, Determining Fire Flow Requirements. Topic 5-1, Structure Fire Size-up and Report on Conditions. Topic 5-2, Determining and Implementing the Initial Actions for a Structure Fire. Topic 5-8, Postincident Actions.

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