This award-winning textbook is a basic-to-intermediate study of wildland firefighting. It includes weather, fire behavior, use of aircraft, engines and bulldozers, as well as strategies and tactics. Over 40 community colleges and hundreds of fire departments, and state and federal agencies use this textbook. It is also used as a training manual in such countries as the Peoples Republic of China, Spain, and Argentina.
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The Firefighter's Handbook on Wildland Firefighting was the winner of the Benjamin Franklin Award as the Best Professional/Technical Book of 1995, by the Publisher's Marketing Association.From the Author:
Chief Teie worked for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection for 34 years. He worked up through the ranks, from seasonal firefighter to Deputy Director for Fire Protection. In this position he was responsible for all of CDF's fire protection programs. He retired in February 1993. Chief Teie is also very active as a fire protection consultant. He is working with Rockwell International on the application of space and military technology to emergency management and operational support. In August 1996, Chief Teie conducted a review of the 37,000-acre Miller's Reach Fire in Alaska for the Governor's Office. He acted as a consultant for the State of Washington after their fire siege during the 1994-fire season and conducted an operational review for the Montana Department of State Lands. He was the fire protection expert used by OSHA in their report on the tragedy in Colorado in July 1994. He also consulted for ABC Nightline and ABC News Los Angeles on their coverage of the 1993 fires in Southern California.
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Book Description Deer Valley Pr, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110964070936
Book Description Deer Valley Pr. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0964070936 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1484992