Live Fire Training: Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition

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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, Second Edition provides a definitive guide on how to ensure safe and realistic live fire training for both students and instructors. Updated to address all the requirements for NFPA 1403, Standard on Live Fire Training Evolutions, 2018 Edition, including the following new requirements: 

  • Prerequisites for all live fire training participants
  • Fire dynamics
  • Health and safety
  • Fundamentals of fire behavior
  • Fire development in a compartment
  • Nozzle techniques and door control
  • Documentation of prescribed minimum training
  • How to develop ventilation-controlled evolution

Incident Reports of actual live fire training accidents are included, along with detailed instructions for how to prepare for live burns in acquired structures, gas-fired and non-gas-fired permanent structural props, exterior live fire props, and mobile enclosed live fire training props. 

Product specifications

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN-10: 9781284140729

ISBN-13: 978-1284140729

Pages: 260