ERIC Number: ED062594
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Support Assistants for Fire Emergencies; Student Manual, Part B. Firefighting for Civil Defense Emergencies.
International Association of Fire Chiefs, New York, NY.
A course designed to develop performance capabilities in the student of the fire service is presented in a manual. Each chapter is designed to give the student a basic understanding of the material covered in class. Specific objectives are: (1) To train "Support Assistant" B personnel to augment and assist firefighters, (2) To train personnel to instruct in emergency procedures, and (3) To train emergency firefighting personnel to supervise untrained people in the suppression of fires and the use of firefighting equipment and other resources. There are 15 chapters: Introduction, Alert and Fire Operations Plan, Fire Behavior, Ventilation, Forcible Entry, Ropes and Knots, Operating Characteristics of Portable Extinguishers, Hose and Hose Practices, Ladders, Protective Breathing Equipment, Hose Streams, Overhauling, Emergency Water Supplies, Pumping, and Rescue Under Fire Conditions. (Author/CK)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Civil Defense (DOD), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: International Association of Fire Chiefs, New York, NY.