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Fireground Strategies Handbook from C.H.I.P.S.

Fireground Strategies
Second edition
by Anthony L. Avillo

Fireground Strategies covers the business of fighting fires with a straightforward approach to learning the fundamentals. The information is presented for a solid and safe approach to the fireground.

The new second edition of this book covers fireground organization and operational safety as well as building construction and choosing a strategic mode of operation from the point of view of those in command of both the fireground and individual companies. In addition, specific occupancy types are explored in regard to command and firefighting concerns as well as life safety concerns.

This book has been revised and expanded to include new material on decentralization, further incident reporting, and post-control activities; estate homes, New Millennium multiple dwellings; storage occupancies, strategic considerations of renovation and more. Contents

  1. How to use this book
  2. Incident command considerations
  3. Size-Up, communication, and fireground organization
  4. Strategic considerations of heat transfer
  5. Strategic considerations of building construction
  6. Strategic modes of operation
  7. Private dwelling fires
  8. Multiple dwellings
  9. High-Rise operations
  10. Contiguous structures: row houses, garden apartments, and townhouses
  11. Small commercial occupancies: Mixed-Use occupancies, taxpayers, and strip-malls
  12. Large commercial and storage occupancies
  13. Strategic considerations for vacant and renovated structures
  14. Limited intervention incidents: Strategic considerations of the first responder
  15. Operational safety
  16. Conclusion: Thoughts about the future

Index

Fireground Strategies: Scenarios accompanies Fireground Strategies: Scenarios Workbook

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Fireground Strategies
Second edition
by Anthony L. Avillo

2009 470 pages $69.00 + shipping
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