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Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics Includes Navigate Advantage Access: Strategy and Tactics

Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics Includes Navigate Advantage Access: Strategy and Tactics

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The fourth edition of Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics meets and exceeds the course objectives and outcomes for the National Fire Academy's Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) non-core course, Strategy and Tactics (C0279). Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics prepares the fire officer to take command at structure fires, effectively using available resources. The goal of this text is to explain proven tactics and strategies used at structure fires. It is designed to be used by all fire officers, from company officer to chief of department. The Fourth Edition provides the necessary tools to achieve maximum productivity under adverse fireground conditions. It references NFPA fire investigations, applicable NFPA statistics and standards, the NIOSH Firefighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program, and the Technical Report Series from the U.S. Fire Administration. It has been expanded to include information from recent studies by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Underwriters Laboratories (UL), and others. The Fourth Edition contains new content on integration of initial rapid intervention crews, updated content on vent-enter-isolate-search tactics, and more, while continuing to emphasize the role of preincident planning and command decisions that maximize life safety, extinguishment, and property conservation. A multitude of case studies, incident summaries, and extensive end-of-chapter activities promote application of chapter content and critical thinking skills. This text allows a company officer or incident commander to learn fireground procedures at an accelerated pace, thus reducing the cost in lives and property associated with learning by experience only. The Fourth Edition also includes: New and significantly expanded, in-depth Suggested Activities that challenge the reader to apply the strategies and tactics presented in each chapter Incident Summaries that summarize real fireground events and lessons learned Fallacy/Fact boxes that defuse myths and clarify the facts Updated statistics on significant fires in various occupancy types Safety and strategy tips throughout each chapter

Author: Bernard Ben J. Klaene, Thomas C. Lakamp
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Published: 09/28/2020
Pages: 384
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.85lbs
Size: 10.70h x 8.30w x 0.70d
ISBN: 9781284180299

About the Author
Klaene, Bernard Ben J.: - District Chief Ben Klaene retired from the Cincinnati Fire Department after 30 years of service. Klaene taught fire science courses at the University of Cincinnati for27 years. He served as an adjunct instructor and subject matter expert at the National Fire Academy where he also assisted in revising courses in the Degrees at a Distance program. He also worked extensively as a fire safety consultant in the area of training industrial fire brigades and surveying community fire protection. Klaene served as a subject matter expert during the NIST high-rise fire-ground field experiments. Before his retirement as the Training & Safety Chief of the Cincinnati Fire Department, he rose through the ranks to fire apparatus operator, lieutenant, captain, and district chief. Chief Klaene's 30 years of experience included working as a firefighter and company officer on engine, truck, and heavy rescue companies. He was also a graduate of the first paramedic class in Cincinnati where he functioned as paramedic supervisor. He holds an Associate Degree in Fire Science, a Bachelor of Science in Fire and Industrial Safety, and a Masters in Education from the University of Cincinnati. He is also a graduate of the U.S. National Fire Academy's Executive Fire Officer program.Lakamp, Thomas C.: - Assistant Fire Chief Thomas Lakamp is a 32-year veteran of theCincinnati Fire Department. Lakamp is responsible for the operations division, which oversees all fire, special operations, and emergency medical services delivery for the City of Cincinnati. Prior to assignment as the operations division assistant chief, Lakamp was assigned to the human resources division where he managed the training, risk management, and disciplinary issues for the department. As a district chief, Lakamp served as the department's first special operations chief, managing the department'sresponse to technical rescue, hazardous materials, bomb squad, and the city's municipal airport response. Lakamp has also served asa district chief in Fire District 4 on the city's east side for 4 years and the training chief for 7 years. Lakamp holds an associate degree in fire science technology and a bachelor of science degree from the University of Cincinnati, where he is an adjunct instructor in fire tactics. Lakamp also holds a master's degree in homeland security from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Lakamp is a graduate of the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer program and was formerly a task force leader for FEMAOhio Task Force 1--Urban Search and Rescue team. He is currently the commissioner for the Hamilton County, Ohio--Region Six USAR team.

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