Fire Engineering's Handbook for Firefighter I&II, 2019 Update Summary

Glenn Corbett
- 2019
Professional Development
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Key Takeaways

  1. Deep dive into the real-world application of firefighting techniques.
  2. Updated to reflect the latest standards and safety protocols.
  3. Comprehensive resource with contributions from over 40 fire service veterans.


This handbook serves as an indispensable resource for firefighters, providing a detailed introduction to the basics of firefighting while also addressing complex safety protocols and tactics. The book covers a wide range of topics essential for modern firefighting and is designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of fire service professionals.

Each section of the handbook is meticulously detailed, offering insights into not only the practical aspects of firefighting but also the theoretical underpinnings necessary for effective response strategies. The contributors, who are seasoned experts, share valuable lessons and case studies that enrich the reader’s understanding of fire dynamics and management.

Overall, the handbook emphasizes safety and efficiency, equipping firefighters with the tools and knowledge to effectively handle various fire scenarios. It is a vital tool for ongoing professional development and is especially useful for those preparing for certifications or promotions within the fire service.

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