Black & White Edition. 412 pages. Vertical Academy is written with the Firefighter and NFPA standards in mind. A simple, no-frills approach for referencing what Firefighters and Fire and Rescue Organizations need to know about dealing with vertical rescue hazards. Concise, with hundreds of illustrations that make reading and understanding easy. Content focuses on NFPA Operational levels of expertise and realistic fire service staffing levels. Perfect for the training ground.