Ladder Company Fireground Operations, 3rd Edition
- Harold Richman
- Steve Persson
- National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
- ISBN-10: 0763744964
- ISBN-13: 9780763744960
- 0 Pages | Paperback
- COPYRIGHT: 2008 Published
Learn proven ladder company fireground operations with Ladder Company Fireground Operations, Third Edition. Fire department ladder companies face many challenges. Ladder company personnel are an integral part of fire fighting operations at the fireground, and this book emphasizes the point that fire fighters performing ladder company tasks must be properly trained, possess the proper equipment, and be adequately staffed. Ladder Company Fireground Operations, Third Edition covers the basic objectives of ladder company work including the assignments of conducting a primary search, rescuing victims, forcing entry, and conducting proper ventilation techniques. This book also emphasizes other areas of importance including pre-incident planning, using standard operating guidelines (SOPs), and working within an Incident Management System (IMS).
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Initial Assignments
Chapter 3: Rescue
Chapter 4: Ventilation Techniques
Chapter 5: Ventilation Operations
Chapter 6: Checking for Fire Extension
Chapter 7: Forcible Entry
Chapter 8: Aerial Operations
Chapter 9: Ground Ladders
Chapter 10: Property Conservation
Chapter 11: Elevated Streams
Chapter 12: Control of Utilities
Chapter 13: Overhaul
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.