Engine Company Fireground Operations, 3rd Ed.


Take fire fighting to the next level of safety and effectiveness with Engine Company Fireground Operations!

Give engine company personnel the crucial information they need to excel! Train department members using the best practices for fireground activities with the 3rd edition of Hal Richman’s best-selling Engine Company Fireground Operations.

Revised text and full-colour art help you protect lives and gain greater success on the job!

Revised and now illustrated in color, this comprehensive text addresses the basic objectives of company work, including the proper supply and use of water to fight fires. It focuses on major tactical objectives and covers every area of importance, including:

  • Life safety
  • Extinguishment
  • Property conservation
  • Protecting exposures
  • Confining fire
  • Overhaul operations
  • And more

References are up-to-date with the current editions of NFPA 1901: Automotive Fire Apparatus, NFPA 1142: Water Supplies for Suburban and Rural Fire Fighting, NFPA 1620: Pre-Incident Planning, NFPA 1961: Fire Hose, NFPA 14: Installation of Standpipe and Hose Systems , and NFPA 1500: Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program.

  • Chapter summaries assist in preparing for exams.
  • Learning objectives are identified at the start of each chapter.
  • Review questions reinforce new knowledge.

Make sure fire fighters performing engine company tasks are properly trained, adequately staffed, and have the right equipment for the job. Order this essential text for commanders, fire service instructors, and professionals in training.


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