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IFSTA Marine Fire Fighting for Land Based Firefighters Book

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IFSTA Marine Fire Fighting for Land Based Firefighters Book
2nd Edition (2010) 628 pages

This manual prepares firefighters and emergency responders in meeting Marine Fire Fighter I and Marine Fire Fighter II training and certifications requirements of NFPA 1005, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Marine Fire Fighting for Land-Based Fire Fighters, 2007 edition. The second edition features the single-column layout with many new photos and examples. This textbook gives assistance to fire service personnel with the training, knowledge, technical information, and reference materials necessary for the safe and effective management of marine fire incidents. It describes the roles and responsibilities of the vessel’s crew, emergency responders, and other agencies and describes the concept and implementation of a unified command structure within an incident management system. The book describes common situations encountered in vessel fire situations for vessels of all sizes.

Who may be interested in this manual:
  • Firefighters
  • Incident commanders
  • Vessel crew members
  • All emergency responders
  • Command team members
  • Harbor/port officials
  • Coast guard authorities
  • Preincident planners

New material addressed:
  • Expanded instructional features
  • New emphasis on small vessels
  • Small-boat construction types
  • Recognizing hazards of vessels in dry dock
  • Table on guidelines for using fixed fire-suppression systems in closed spaces
  • Fire-suppression systems for marinas
  • Marine and facility plans and response

Front of each chapter:
  • Chapter Contents
  • Key Terms
  • List of JPRs
  • Learning Objectives

IFSTA (International Fire Service Training Association) is an association of fire service personnel who are dedicated to upgrading fire fighting techniques and safety through training. Fire Protection Publications (FPP) is a division within Oklahoma State University and the world’s leading publisher of training materials for the fire and emergency services. FPP serves as the headquarters for the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA).


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