Strategies and Tactics, 2E
James Angle, David
William Lombardo, Craig Maciuba,
Michael Gala, Jr.
ideal building block for aspiring fire officers and an essential
review for experienced command officers.
Incident command requires background knowledge
and application skills in all phases of strategy and tactics -
knowing what needs to be done as well as the how it is going to be
An important element of this book is the use
of case studies based on actual incidents to show the applications
of the theories to real world situations. The authors' myriad
experiences in all phases of the operational fire service are
included to detail the command operations from the company level to
The book uses a clear, systematic approach
correlating with the course objectives of Fire and Emergency
Services Higher Education enabling it to be used by all levels of
fire fighters and fire officers.
- Updated to new NIMS, NFPA,
and OSHA materials
- Stresses firefighter safety
"Everyone Goes Home"
- Detailed strategies and
tactics for nine types of fire incidents
- End of chapter summaries and
- Chapter activities enhance
learning and prepare readers for actual incidents
- A broad scope of emergency
incidents covered will assist fire departments of
all sizes and geographic locations
Incident Management Systems.
Command and Control Considerations.
Built-In Fire Protection.
After the Incident.
One and Two Family Dwellings.
Places of Assembly.
High Rise Buildings.
Applying the Concepts.
About the Authors:
James Angle has a Master Degree in
Business, Bachelor's Degree in Fire Science and Safety Engineering,
and 30 years emergency service experience in departments both large
and small holding positions from firefighter to fire chief.
He has 15 years teaching experience at the
community college, university, and fire academy levels. James Angle
is currently the fire chief in Palm Harbor, Florida.
David Harlow has significant experience
in fire ground operations and incident command. He also has
extensive adult education experience and was honored as the author
of an outstanding research paper submitted to the National Fire
Academy. David is currently the Fire Chief in Lighthouse Point,
He was formally Battalion Chief for the
Fairborne Fire Department in suburban Dayton, Ohio.
has significant experience in incident command
and initial fire scene operations while working as an engine company
lieutenant. His response area was a good mix of dwellings,
commercial building, mid rise complexes, as well as the wildland
Bill is currently training chief for South
Trail Fire Rescue and also has a great deal of experience in
training and education at the department and fire academy level.
is a division chief and has significant
experience in incident command and initial fire scene operations.
Craig also has a very strong background in training and education at
the fire department and fire academy level.
Craig is currently the Division Chief of
Personnel and Administration fro Palm Harbor Fire Rescue.
Michael Gala, Jr.
is a captain, has a Master's Degree, and
has significant experience as a fire officer in a large urban area.
He also has experience in teaching fire service personnel at the New
York City Fire Department Training academy.
Mike is very well versed in engine and truck
company functions, as well as operations in multiple story
buildings. Mike is currently assigned to one of the busiest ladder
companies in New York City.
576 Pages -
8 x 9.1 in.
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