Live Fire Training: Principles and Practice

Details: ISBN-13: 9780763781880
Paperback 256 pages © 2012


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Author(s): International Association of Fire Chiefs, International Society of Fire Service Instructors, National Fire Protection Association, David Casey

All fire fighters need the safe and controlled “real life” training offered through live fire exercises in order to be fully prepared for the hazards of the fireground. Live Fire Training: Principles and Practice provides a definitive guide on how to ensure safe and realistic live fire training for both students and instructors. Based on NFPA 1403, Standard on Live Fire Training Evolutions, this essential resource features:

Detailed instructions on preparing for live burns in acquired structures, using gas-fired and non-gas-fired permanent structural props, and working with exterior live fire props

Incident Reports of actual live fire training accidents, including a summary of the lessons learned

Current live fire training legal requirements and direction on how to be compliant with industry standards

A singular focus on fire fighter safety throughout the text

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