Handbook for Firefighter I and II by Fire Engineering


Long known as the leader in advanced fire service training materials, Fire Engineering Books & Videos is proud to announce a new way to train the next generation of firefighters: Fire Engineering’s Handbook for Firefighter I and II.

Glenn Corbett, Fire Engineering magazine’s technical editor, has assembled the top names in firefighting to compile the most authoritative, comprehensive, and up-to-date basics book for Firefighter I and II classes. This real-world guide meets the 2008 NFPA Standard 1001 and offers innovative ways to train the next generation of firefighters.

Fire Engineering’s Handbook for Firefighter I and II is a highly-readable and thorough guide that engages the student and satisfies the needs of the instructor by covering basic fire topics and addressing techniques and issues that are relevant to the firefighter candidate. Inside these pages the instructor will find expert advice from the nationally-known leaders from Fire Engineering magazine and FDIC.

With full-colour throughout, at-a-glance information, colour photos, and detailed illustrations, the reader will easily make his way through the book without being overwhelmed or distracted by unnecessary elements.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Firefighter I

  1. Traditions and Mission of the Fire Service, Rick Lasky
  2. Fire Service History, Don Cannon
  3. Fire Department Organization, John Best
  4. Fire Department Communications, Alan Young
  5. Fire Behavior, Jerry Naylis
  6. Fire Extinguishers, Jack Miller
  7. Building Construction, Paul Dansbach
  8. Ropes and Knots, Mark Sulcov
  9. Personal Protective Equipment, Tim Pillsworth
  10. Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus, Phil Jose, Mike Gagliano, Casey Phillips, and Steve Bernocco
  11. Firefighting Basic Tools, Rick Fritz
  12. Forcible Entry, Dan Sheridan
  13. Ladders, Mike Ciampo
  14. Ventilation, John Mittendorf
  15. Water Supply and Hose, Dennis LeGear
  16. Fire Streams, Jay Comella
  17. Firefighter Safety and Survival, Anthony Avillo, Frank Ricci, and John Woron
  18. Vehicle Fires, Doug Leihbacher
  19. Search and Rescue, Mike Nasta
  20. Basic Fire Attack, Jerry Knapp
  21. Salvage and Overhaul, Jeff Shupe
  22. Chemistry of Hazardous Materials, Frank Fire
  23. Planning the Hazmat/WMD Response, Christine Wagner
  24. Hazmat Storage and Transportation, Ron Kanterman
  25. Implementing the Hazmat/WMD Response, Steve DeLisi
  26. EMS in the Fire Service, Victor Stagnaro

Section II: Firefighter II

  1. The Incident Command System, Alan Brunacini
  2. Advanced Communications, Charles Jennings
  3. Pre-incident Planning, Jack Murphy
  4. Fire Protection Systems, Bob Till
  5. Advanced Fire Attack, Chris Flatley
  6. Origin and Cause Investigation, Rich Wolfson
  7. Fire Prevention and Public Education, Tom Kiurski
  8. Vehicle Extrication, Dave Dalrymple
  9. Support of Technical Rescue Teams, Larry Collins
  10. Appendices
  11. Glossary of Terms
  12. Index

Included with the purchase of the Handbook is the Skill Drills for Firefighter I and II, a study wire-bound book, and a Student Resource Disk, containing author interviews and a glossary of key terms.


Item #: 1593701352