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Blending theory with personal experience, Strategic and Tactical Considerations on the Fireground, Third Edition, features over 40 years of author experience. Using a systems approach, the text covers not only strategic decisions but tactical operations, guiding students through the process of problem identification and solution response. From planning to incident scene control, this text provides knowledge and tools that can be applied to a variety of complex fire situations.

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Strategic and Tactical Considerations on the Fireground 3/e

 

Every day, firefighters everywhere work in uncontrolled environments unlike any other occupation. With this in mind, author, James P. Smith, offers over 40 years of meaningful, hands-on experience in the third edition of Strategic and Tactical Considerations on the Fireground, using a systems approachto guidereaders through the multiplicity of emergency situations they face daily. From preincident planning to incident scene control, this new edition, written to the FESHE curriculum guidelines and outcomes, includes updated information on incident command, scene size-up, and natural disasters, and features more On-Scene stories, Key Terms and Review Questions throughout. Paired with ResourceCentral, a dynamic, all-encompassing online supplements portal for students and instructors, this complete program guides readers through the process of problem identification and solution response and prepares fire service professionals to confront the endless variety of challenging situations they face in their career.

 

Features Include:

  • Up-to-Date information meeting the FESHE guidelines for Strategies and Tactics
  • Revamped material on high-rise firefighting, including standpipe and sprinkler information, and incident command
  • Expanded information on developing an Incident Action Plan—and the use of the Planning P for all hazards incidents.
  • Updated, relevant coverage on School Violence and the need for fire departments to work with police to assist in handling these violent incidents
  • New On-Scene stories reflecting the author’s vast experiences as well as significant incidents from other locales
  • Thoroughly updated art program
  • Introduction, Key Terms, and End of Chapter Review Questions throughout to reinforce student learning and retention
  • New ResourceCentral solution offering unique book-specific online resources for both students and instructors in a user-friendly format, including review questions, matching, and video clips for the student and Instructor’s Manual, PowerPoint, Online Courseware and Test Banks for the instructor

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About the Author:

James P. Smith was appointed to the Philadelphia Fire Department on June 29, 1966. He was promoted to lieutenant on December 18, 1972; to captain on December 30, 1974; to battalion chief on August 3, 1981; and to deputy chief on June 27, 1987. Deputy chief is the highest fire department civil service position. Chief Smith reported to the deputy commissioner. He retired on July 7, 2007 and continues to lecture and write on firefighting.

 

He has worked on both engine and ladder companies and in every section of the city. He has served as director of the Philadelphia Fire Academy. In this role, he was the departmental Safety Officer and responded on multiple alarm fires performing the Safety Officer’s function. Additional areas of responsibility included the research and planning unit.

 

Chief Smith has been associated with the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland, since 1982. He is a graduate of the prestigious Executive Fire Officer’s Program and is an adjunct instructor. He has developed and taught many programs.

 

He has lectured throughout the United States on incident management, safety, church fires, building construction, building collapse, strategy and tactics, incident command systems, tank farm fires, and high-rise firefighting.

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