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The Fire Scene

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by: John Salka

When John Salka joined his first fire department, he was an 18-year-old who just wanted to be a firefighter. Today, he looks back in amazement remembering the thrills, the shock and disappointments. But mostly he gives thanks for a wonderful ride.

The Fire Scene takes a look at the people, issues, tools, policies, successes, and failures that are part of the past 40 years in the American fire service.

Chief John Salka has a story, a lesson or a warning to help you through your next fire or emergency, whether you are a firefighter, company officer or chief. He covers nearly every topic, tactic, and issue that firefighters face each day. Follow his simple but impactful lessons about using basic tools, discipline, leadership, responsibility, work ethic, communications, search, command and integrity.

Table of Contents:

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
1 Probies
2 Positive Attitudes
3 Communications
4 Training
5 Responding
6 Tactics
7 Safety
8 Tools and Equipment
9 Officer Issues
10 Rapid Intervention
11 The Chief
12 Productivity
13 Victim Rescue/Survival
Notes
Index
About the Author

7x10/292 pages
Hardcover/2022
9781593705770

 

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NOW AVAILABLE!

by: John Salka

When John Salka joined his first fire department, he was an 18-year-old who just wanted to be a firefighter. Today, he looks back in amazement remembering the thrills, the shock and disappointments. But mostly he gives thanks for a wonderful ride.

The Fire Scene takes a look at the people, issues, tools, policies, successes, and failures that are part of the past 40 years in the American fire service.

Chief John Salka has a story, a lesson or a warning to help you through your next fire or emergency, whether you are a firefighter, company officer or chief. He covers nearly every topic, tactic, and issue that firefighters face each day. Follow his simple but impactful lessons about using basic tools, discipline, leadership, responsibility, work ethic, communications, search, command and integrity.

Table of Contents:

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
1 Probies
2 Positive Attitudes
3 Communications
4 Training
5 Responding
6 Tactics
7 Safety
8 Tools and Equipment
9 Officer Issues
10 Rapid Intervention
11 The Chief
12 Productivity
13 Victim Rescue/Survival
Notes
Index
About the Author

7x10/292 pages
Hardcover/2022
9781593705770

 

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SKU: 9781593705770
UPC: 9781593705770
Weight: 1.80 LBS
Width: 7.00
Height: 10.00
ISBN13: 9781593705770