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Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics, Fourth Edition



Structural Firefighting: Strategy and Tactics, Fourth Edition meets and exceeds the course objectives and outcomes for the National Fire Academy’s Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) non-core course, Strategy and Tactics (C0279). The Fourth Edition describes how to achieve maximum productivity under adverse fireground conditions based on the evidence provided in multiple respected references, including:

  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) fire investigations, applicable statistics, standards
  • The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Firefighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program
  • The Technical Report Series from the U.S. Fire Administration
  • Recent studies by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Underwriters Laboratories (UL), and more

This resource enables company officers or incident commanders to learn fireground procedures at an accelerated pace, thus reducing the cost in lives and property associated with learning through experience only.

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