Fireground Size-Up, Second Edition

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Learn how fireground size-up can make your operations efficient, effective, and safe.

Fire officers have many decisions to make when they approach a scene—decisions that could mean the difference between life and death. Pre-incident information combined with your on-scene size-up give the fire officer the advantage of knowing what to expect when arriving and operating at a fire scene. In this definitive guide to fireground size-up, author Michael A. Terpak gives fire fighters an in-depth and expanded review of 15 size-up points to help them make decisions that are efficient, effective, and safe.

In each different type of building referenced, Terpak covers the following points:

  • Construction concerns
  • Occupancy
  • Apparatus and staffing
  • Life hazard
  • Terrain
  • Water supply
  • Auxiliary appliances and aides
  • Street conditions
  • Weather
  • Exposures
  • Area
  • Location and extent of fire
  • Time
  • Height
  • Special considerations

by Mike Terpak, Deputy Chief and Citywide Tour Commander (Ret.), JCFD

Hardcover/8.5x11/360 pages/ 2019
ISBN13: 9781593704858
ISBN10: 1593704852
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Learn how fireground size-up can make your operations efficient, effective, and safe.

Fire officers have many decisions to make when they approach a scene—decisions that could mean the difference between life and death. Pre-incident information combined with your on-scene size-up give the fire officer the advantage of knowing what to expect when arriving and operating at a fire scene. In this definitive guide to fireground size-up, author Michael A. Terpak gives fire fighters an in-depth and expanded review of 15 size-up points to help them make decisions that are efficient, effective, and safe.

In each different type of building referenced, Terpak covers the following points:

  • Construction concerns
  • Occupancy
  • Apparatus and staffing
  • Life hazard
  • Terrain
  • Water supply
  • Auxiliary appliances and aides
  • Street conditions
  • Weather
  • Exposures
  • Area
  • Location and extent of fire
  • Time
  • Height
  • Special considerations

by Mike Terpak, Deputy Chief and Citywide Tour Commander (Ret.), JCFD

Hardcover/8.5x11/360 pages/ 2019
ISBN13: 9781593704858
ISBN10: 1593704852

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Hierholcer

Awesome book. Chief Terpak does an excellent job highlighting very thoroughly, all aspects of size up. Was fortunate enough to attend on of his lectures, well worth it!
Posted by Steven on Dec 9th 2020

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SKU: 9781593704858
UPC: 9781593704858
Weight: 2.85 LBS
Width: 8.50
Height: 11.00