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Structural Fire Fighting: High-Rise Fire Fighting, 2nd Edition

By IFSTA

Published by FPP/IFSTA

Published Date: Jul 15, 2013

Description

Structural Fire Fighting: High-Rise Fire Fighting, Second Edition is designed to be a companion to IFSTA’s other structural fire fighting manuals: Truck Company Skills and Tactics, Second Edition and Initial Response Strategy and Tactics, First Edition. This manual delves deep into topics such as historical high-rise fires, construction features, fire behavior, water supply, fire protection systems, elevators and escalators, evacuation procedures, preincident planning, incident command, strategy and tactics, and special situations.  Special emphasis is also given to topics such as hazardous exposures, wind-driven fires, staging and communications, and working with fire protection systems.

Table of Contents

  1.  History of High-Rise
  2.  Construction and Layout
  3.  Fire Behavior
  4.  Water Supply and Standpipes
  5.  Fire Protection Features
  6.  Elevators, Escalators, and Stairwells
  7.  Evacuation and Human Behavior
  8.  Preincident Planning
  9.  Incident Command and Control
10. Strategy and Tactics
11. Incident Logistics
12. Special Considerations

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-13-289417-3

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-289417-3

Format: Book

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