Fire Department Special Operations

Fire Department Special Operations

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Ray Downey wrote the first edition of The Rescue Company in the early 1990s. Building on Downey's legacy, John Norman has written Fire Department Special Operations to take into consideration the earth-shattering events, funding increases, research advances, expanded capabilities, and changes in regulations and standards that have widened the knowledge gap since the publication of Chief Downey's book. Fire Department Special Operations is an excellent guide for agencies and individuals in establishing, staffing, operating, and maintaining heavy rescue units in the many forms they may take. It is also an ideal training resource for the officers and individuals assigned the duties that a rescue firefighter must accomplish.Use barrier tape to identify the danger zone. The danger area for downed wires shall be defined as an area in all directions that is at least as large as the length of the wire in question. For example, if a wire is down between two utility polesanbsp;...

Title:Fire Department Special Operations
Author:John Norman
Publisher:Fire Engineering Books - 2009


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