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Wildland Fire Fighting for Structural Firefighters Carl Goodson

Wildland Fire Fighting for Structural Firefighters

Carl Goodson

Published April 14th 2004
ISBN : 9780879392147
Hardcover
516 pages
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Addresses the requirements of Levels I and II of NFPA 1051. Discusses the effects of fuel, weather, and topography on wildland fire behavior- the types of fire apparatus used in the wildland- personal protective clothing and other wildland tools andMoreAddresses the requirements of Levels I and II of NFPA 1051. Discusses the effects of fuel, weather, and topography on wildland fire behavior- the types of fire apparatus used in the wildland- personal protective clothing and other wildland tools and equipment- wildland water supply- initial fireground command- fire suppression methods- wildland/urban interface fire suppression- firefighter safety and survival- prevention and investigation- and fire protection planning. Includes a laminated pocket card listing the 18 Watch Out! situations, 10 standard fire orders, common denominators of fire behavior on tragedy fires, and LCES (Lookouts, Communications, Escape Routes, and Safety Zones).