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Positive Pressure Attack for Ventilation & Firefighting
by Kriss Garcia

Positive Pressure Attack for Ventilation & Firefighting presents a way we can make ventilation work, and how and when it can do the most good.

Features:

  • Basics of positive pressure and how to maximize its effectiveness for fireground ventilation
  • PPA: How effective ventilation can be coordinated to support on aggressive fire attack
  • Safety considerations and limitations of PPA and positive pressure
  • Other ways positive pressure blowers can be used to help victims and firefighters in a variety of situations
  • Implementing PPA on a department, and how to train each engine company to become a firefighting face that can accomplish both ventilation and fire attack

Contents

Overview of Fireground Ventilation

  • What Is Effective Ventilation?
  • Conventional Ventilation Methods
  • Limitations of Conventional Methods

Positive Pressure Attack

  • Understanding Positive Pressure Ventilation
  • PPV + Initial Fire Attack = PPA = Coordinated Attack

Beyond the Basics

  • Precautions for Using PPV and PPA
  • PPA and Beyond
  • Introducing PPA to the Department
  • Positive Pressure Evolutions
  • A Deeper Understanding

Index

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Positive Pressure Attack for Ventilation & Firefighting
by Kriss Garcia
2006 314 pages $58.00 + shipping
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