Firefighter’s Handbook on Wildland Firefighting, 3rd Edition


by William C. Teie

Firefighter’s Handbook on Wildland Firefighting: Strategy, Tactics and Safety was written for the firefighter who needs a basic grasp of wildland firefighting. Firefighters who have primary wildland responsibilities and firefighters who may be called into a wildland fire situation through a mutual aid response will both gain from this handbook.

New for the third edition:

  • Completely revised with over 200 pages of new and updated information
  • An additional chapter covering the realities of firefighting
  • Over 740 colour pictures or graphics
  • Over 120 Jake-isms based on hundreds of years of experience

This handbook has raised the bar on quality and completeness.

Topics Include:

  • Fireline Safety
  • Fire Weather
  • Topography and Fuels
  • Wildland Fire Behaviour
  • Fire Extinguishment Methods
  • Initial Attack Strategy and Tactics
  • Use of Firefighting Resources
  • Wildland/Urban Firefighting Strategies
  • Incident Command System
  • Firefighting Situations
  • Firefighting Realities


Item #: 1931301169

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