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Author: US Fire Administration
Publisher: FEMA
Keywords: women, firefighting, handbook, manager, one, purpose, faces
Number of Pages: 152
Published: 1999
eBookDB-ID: GGKEY:45WT
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Author: US Fire Administration
Publisher: FEMA
Keywords: highrise, firefighting, considerations, operational, report, special
Number of Pages: 59
Published:
eBookDB-ID: GGKEY:HHTD
31705

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: fire, training, reference, manual, comprehensive, safety, prevention, firefighting, marine
Number of Pages: 401
Published: 1994-01-01
ISBN-10: 0788104780
ISBN-13: 9780788104787

A comprehensive training and reference manual used as a textbook in maritime institutions. Addresses the prevention, control, and extinguishing of fires aboard commercial vessels and on offshore drilling rigs. Includes chapters on emergency procedures and equipment as well as case studies of past shipboard fires. Generously illustrated with drawings, photos, diagrams, tables, and checklists. Recommended reading for all maritime personnel and kept both in shipboard reference libraries and in the offices of maritime executives.
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Author: Robin M. Nazzaro
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: wild, land, fires, communications, improving, assessment, protecting, structures, technology
Number of Pages: 124
Published: 2005-09
ISBN-10: 1422300560
ISBN-13: 9781422300565

Since 1984, wildland fires have burned 850+ homes each year & the number of homes at risk is growing. The primary responsibility for ensuring that preventive steps are taken to protect homes lies with homeowners & state & local gov'ts., not the fed. gov't. The ability to communicate among all parties fighting a fire -- known as interoperability -- is essential, but is hampered because different public safety agencies operate on different radio frequencies or use incompatible communications equip. This report assesses: measures that can help protect structures from wildland fires, factors affec
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Author: United States Fire Administration
Publisher: FEMA
Keywords: fire, service, volunteer, guide, wellness, health
Number of Pages: 98
Published: 2004
eBookDB-ID: GGKEY:C153

From Book's Introduction: Firefighting continues to be one of the nation's most dangerous and hazardous jobs with heart attacks, high physical stress levels, and sprains and strains all too common. In the past five years, the fire service has focused its attention on overcoming these issues by working to change the service's culture. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has spent much time redeveloping and revamping their health and wellness standards, while career departments have been working with the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) and International Association o
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Author: Lennard G. Kruger
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: grant, funding, fire, distribution, firefighters, program, assistance
Number of Pages: 21
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437934269
ISBN-13: 9781437934267

The Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program, also known as fire grants or the FIRE Act grant program, was established by Title XVII of the FY2001 National Defense Authorization Act (P.L. 106-398). Currently administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the program provides federal grants directly to local fire departments and unaffiliated Emergency Medical Services (EMS) organizations to help address a variety of equipment, training, and other firefighter-related and EMS needs. A related program is the Staffing for Adequate Fire a
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