Strategic and Tactical Considerations on the Fireground, 4th Edition


Improve readers’ understanding with real-world insight and research.

Blending research and over 40 years of personal experience in the field, Strategic and Tactical Considerations on the Fireground, Fourth Edition, draws on author Chief Smith’s career operating in one of the largest fire departments in the United States.

This authoritative text covers strategic decisions as well as tactical operations, guiding readers through the process of problem identification and solution response. From planning to incident scene control, this text exposes readers to almost every possible tactical scenario and provides knowledge that can be applied to a variety of complex fire situations.

The Fourth Edition is updated and expanded to include information that addresses evolving fire service operational approaches.

Table of Contents:

  1. Preparation
  2. Management Tools
  3. Decision Making
  4. Company Operations
  5. Building Construction
  6. Building Collapse and Scene Safety
  7. Special Situations and Occupancies
  8. Health Care and High-Risk Populations
  9. Commercial and Industrial
  10. Technical Operations
  11. After the Incident


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