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Introduction to Fire Protection and Emergency Services (Paperback)

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Designed for use within courses based on the Fire and Emergency Services in Higher Education (FESHE) Principles of Emergency Services model curriculum, this new Fifth Edition will prepare readers for a career in the fire or emergency services.

Introduction to Fire Protection and Emergency Services provides an overview of the fire service, from history and culture to the basics of chemistry and physics, fire protection systems, and strategic and tactical considerations for wildland or structural fires. The Fifth Edition has also been updated to include new or expanded coverage of risk management, Next Generation (NG) 9-1-1, the U.S. Fire Problem from local and federal perspectives, wildfire issues and the impacts of global warming, and much more.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781284032987
ISBN-10: 1284032981
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Publication Date: December 2nd, 2013
Pages: 466
Language: English