This introductory text is organized into12 chapters, including helpful appendices, to assist students in achieving success as educated, critically thinking firefighters. Author provides history of the fire service, career opportunities, and education, in addition to fire dynamics, fire prevention, and more, in order to provide a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of fire service.
Table of Contents
About the Authors
Chapter 1 History of the Fire Service
Chapter 2 Fire and Emergency Services Career Opportunities
Chapter 3 The Selection Process
Chapter 4 Training and Higher Education
Chapter 5 Fire Department Resources
Chapter 6 Fire Dynamics
Chapter 7 Building Construction
Chapter 8 Fire Prevention Codes and Ordinances
Chapter 9 Fire Protection Systems
Chapter 10 Organizational Structure and Emergency Incident Management Systems
Chapter 11 Preincident Planning, Fire Strategy, and Tactics
Chapter 12 Support for Fire Emergency Services: Their Vital Functions
Appendix A On Scene Answers
Appendix B Review Question Answers
Appendix C Stop and Think Answers
Appendix D Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs
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