There are tons of "fire" related books out there. Some are good-others are better...and some are not FIRE related but are good reads. There are several ways to get these books--however, we have had excellent luck in the past in dealing with these vendors and they carry almost all of these books:
Also be sure to check out this EXCELLENT ARTICLE...
"Ten Firefighting Books To Keep You Safe!" by Chip Comstock
Here are some books we think you might like to check out:
- Building Construction for the Fire Service by Frank Brannigan
Available at [email protected]
- FIRST IN-LAST OUT: Leadership Lessons from the New York Fire Department by John Salka
Available at Barnes and Noble, Borders and Amazon
- INCIDENT COMMAND for the Street Smart Fire Officer by John "Skip" Coleman Available at http://www.fireengineeringbooks.com/
- Fire Chief, Lessons learned climbing the ladder by Ron Graner Available at http://www.iuniverse.com/
- A Street Firefighter's Guide to Residential Search and Rescue by Fireman Michael Bricault Available at http://www.cafepress.com/smokeaterbooks
- Strategic and Tactical Considerations on the Fireground by Jim Smith Available at FSP Books and Videos
- Responding to "Routine" Emergencies by Frank G. Montagna Available at FSP Books and Videos
- Fire Officer's Handbook of Tactics, Second Edition by John Norman Available at FSP Books and Videos
Books by Chief Vincent Dunn. What many firefighters have learned from these books has kept many firefighters out of mischief... several times!
- Collapse of Burling Buildings: A Guide to Fireground Safety, 1988
- Safety and Survival on the Fireground, 1992
- Command and Control of Fires and Emergencies, 1999
Do you want to see a book listed here? Let us know.
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