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Strategic & Tactical Considerations on the Fireground, 3rd Edition

By Jim P Smith

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 25, 2011


Text only. This product does NOT include a Resource Central Access Code Card. To purchase the text with a Resource Central Access Code Card, please use ISBN: 0-13-283006-X


Blending theory with personal experience, Strategic and Tactical Considerations on the Fireground, Third Edition, features over 40 years of author experience. Using a systems approach, the text covers not only strategic decisions but tactical operations, guiding students through the process of problem identification and solution response. From planning to incident scene control, this text provides knowledge and tools that can be applied to a variety of complex fire situations.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Preparation

Chapter 2: Management Tools

Chapter 3: Decision Making

Chapter 4: Company Operations 

Chapter 5: Building Construction 

Chapter 6: Building Collapse and Scene Safety

Chapter 7: Special Situations and Occupancies

Chapter 8: Health Care and High-Risk Populations

Chapter 9: Commercial and Industrial

Chapter 10: Technical Operations

Chapter 11: After the Incident