Fire Suppression Practices and Procedures / Edition 2

Fire Suppression Practices and Procedures / Edition 2

by Eugene E Mahoney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131517732

ISBN-13: 9780131517738

Pub. Date: 04/16/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Written in an engaging, easy-to-follow style, this book exposes the audience to the breadth of Fire Suppression Practices and Procedures without overwhelming the audience with unnecessary detail. Unlike competitors, this book covers all types of fires. Organized to present the theory and application of firefighting principles from the development to the extinguishment…  See more details below

Overview

Written in an engaging, easy-to-follow style, this book exposes the audience to the breadth of Fire Suppression Practices and Procedures without overwhelming the audience with unnecessary detail. Unlike competitors, this book covers all types of fires. Organized to present the theory and application of firefighting principles from the development to the extinguishment phase, it stresses the the importance of safety for firefighters. This book also presents a complete up-to-date coverage of the Incident Command System and its relationship to National Security factors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131517738
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
04/16/2007
Series:
Brady Fire Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
8.26(w) x 9.86(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

PREFACE

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

CHAPTER ONE — FIRE CHEMISTRY, BEHAVIOR AND EXTINGUISHMENT

CHAPTER TWO — FIRE GROUND TACTICAL TASKS

CHAPTER THREE — THE MODEL INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM ANDS FIREFIGHTER SAFETY

CHAPTER FOUR — FIREGROUND PLANNING AND TACTICS

CHAPTER FIVE — FIRE GROUND OPERATIONS

CHAPTER SIX — FIRES IN BUILDINGS

CHAPTER SEVEN — FIRES IN MOBILE EQUIPMENT

CHAPTER EIGHT — SPECIAL INTEREST FIRES

GLOSSARY

ABBREVIATIONS

INDEX

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