Firefighting Principles and Practices

Firefighting Principles and Practices

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This classic look at the basics of firefighting provides up-to-date information on firefighting operations beginning with fire behavior and on through to fundamental approaches, strategy, coordination, and tactics of safe fireground activities. The book also discusses operational procedures of ladder and engine companies, along with preplanning routines that departments should follow, and finishes with a look at common fires, along with fires that could require special attention, including the a€œBig One.a€Pumpers that are supplying sprinkler systems should not have too much of their water diverted to other uses, such as hand ... When it appears that sprinklers are not putting out a fire, a quick check should be made of all valves to see that theyanbsp;...

Title:Firefighting Principles and Practices
Author:William E. Clark
Publisher:PennWell Books - 1991-01-01


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