Author: Gary McKay
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781865086538
Size: 15.43 MB
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Drawn from interviews with over 75 Queensland firefighters - from the new recruit on the station-house floor to the area directors managing thousands of hectares of regional Queensland - Firefighters takes an unflinching look at what it ...


Author: Dennis Smith
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0307484904
Size: 30.41 MB
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Dennis Smith, author of Report from Engine Co. 82, traveled across the country talking to dozens of America’s firefighters to put together this powerful collection of their own descriptions of their most dramatic and intense experiences ...

Five Little Firefighters

Author: Tom Graham
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 9780805086973
Size: 33.14 MB
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RRIIIINGGG! Five little firefighters are about to eat dinner when the alarm bell sounds.

Industrial Firefighting For Municipal Firefighters

Author: Craig H. Shelley
Publisher: Fire Engineering Books
ISBN: 1593700814
Size: 25.23 MB
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The authors have written this book to specifically prepare the municipal firefighter for responses to a wide range of industrial fires, where the situation will be monumentally different.


Author: Jacqueline Laks Gorman
Publisher: Gareth Stevens
ISBN: 1433933381
Size: 47.77 MB
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Simple text and photographs depict the activities of a firefighter.

American Firefighter

Author: Paul Mobley
Publisher: Rizzoli Publications
ISBN: 1599621371
Size: 33.44 MB
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American Firefighter contains the real-life stories of firefighters, from the most rural volunteers to the most sophisticated and technologically advanced metropolitan departments, and it also profiles the children and grandchildren of ...

Many Women Strong A Handbook For Women Firefighters

Publisher: FEMA
Size: 48.45 MB
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Firefighters are in a unique situation when it comes to child care. Their children
usually need nonparental care for more than 24 hours at a time. In addition, many
firefighters are subject to emergency call-back during major incidents, and may
need someone to take care of their children on a moment's notice at any hour of
the day or night. These circumstances especially affect women firefighters, two-
firefighter couples, and single parents. More than a third (36 percent) of women ...

Recruiting Training And Maintaining Volunteer Fire Fighters

Author: Jack W. Snook
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763742102
Size: 26.35 MB
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A fire department's ability to maintain volunteer firefighters is directly related to
their ability to manage people. To maintain volunteers effectively, an organization
must continuously work towards providing an environment which, by its very
nature, tends to attract and keep qualified people. A program which is going to
attract and keep good people must meet four (4) basic criteria: 1. The program
must meet individual needs 2. The program must provide its membership with
reward and ...

A Day With Firefighters

Author: Jan Kottke
ISBN: 9780516238470
Size: 17.83 MB
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Describes what firefighters wear, the equipment they use, and how they fight fires.