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Engine Company Fireground Operations, Third Edition

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    ISBN: 9780763744953
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    Third Edition
    ISBN: 9780763744953

Harold Richman, Steve Persson, National Fire Protection Association

Learn proven engine company fireground operations with Engine Company Fireground Operations, Third Edition!

Engine company personnel are a key part of fire fighting operations at the fireground. This book emphasizes the point that fire fighters performing engine company tasks must be properly trained, possess the proper equipment, and be adequately staffed.

Engine Company Fireground Operations, Third Edition covers the basic objectives of engine company work including the proper supply and use of water to fight fires, and emphasizes that the engine companies should be focused on three major tactical priorities on the fireground: life safety, extinguishment, and property conservation. Other areas of importance covered in this book include protecting exposures, confining the fire, and carrying out overhaul operations.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Equipment and Initial Hose Operations
Chapter 3: Apparatus Positioning
Chapter 4: Rescue
Chapter 5: Water Supply
Chapter 6: Initial Attack Lines
Chapter 7: Backup Lines
Chapter 8: Exposure Protection
Chapter 9: Master Stream Appliances
Chapter 10: Fire Protection Systems
Chapter 11: Overhaul

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