Ladder Company Fireground Operations, 3rd Ed.


Ensure ladder companies are properly trained, equipped, and staffed for success. Formerly entitled Truck Company Fireground Operations, Ladder Company Fireground Operations updates Hal Richman’s authoritative text with today’s best practices.

Easy-to-read chapters and full-colour art address critical issues such as:

  • Pre-fire planning
  • Search
  • Rescue
  • Forcible entry
  • Ventilation
  • Use of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Working within an Incident Management System (IMS)

References are up-to-date with the 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.

Fire department ladder companies face many challenges. Learn proven tactics for ladder company fireground operations from this “must-have” guide for commanders, instructors, students, and firefighters.


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