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Cover of Fire Officer Principles and Practice Enhanced, Third Edition Manual.The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you the Enhanced Third Edition of Fire Officer: Principles and Practice, the next step in the evolution of Fire Officer I and II training. Covering the entire spectrum of the 2014 Edition of NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, the Enhanced Third Edition includes the following updates

  • A clear division of Fire Officer I and II content
  • The latest developments in social media and media relations; NIST research on fire dynamics; fire fighter safety and health issues; and fireground accountability and rapid intervention practices
  • A reorganization of chapters to improve course delivery, including a new chapter on Rules of Engagement
  • New end-of-chapter tools, including Fire Captain (Fire Officer II) activities and comprehensive case studies that progress within each chapter throughout the textbook
  • All new Voices of Experience essays and Near-Miss Reports
  • Addresses the course objectives for FESHE's Principles of Fire and Emergency Service Administration model curriculum


  1. Introduction to Fire Officer
  2. Preparing for Promotion
  3. Fire Fighters and the Fire Officer
  4. Fire Officer Communications
  5. Safety and Risk Management
  6. Understanding People: Management Concepts
  7. Leading the Fire Company
  8. Training and Coaching
  9. Evaluation and Discipline
  10. Organized Labor and the Fire Officer
  11. Working in the Community
  12. Handling Problems, Conflicts, and Mistakes
  13. Preincident Planning and Code Enforcement
  14. Budgeting
  15. Managing Incidents
  16. Rules of Engagement
  17. Fire Attack
  18. Fire Cause Determination
  19. Crew Resource Management


  1. An Extract from: NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, 2014 Edition
  2. NFPA 1021, 2014 Edition Correlation Guide
  3. Introduction to Fire and Emergency Services (FESHE) Correlation Guide

Product specifications

Printed version specs

ISBN: 9781284068368

Pages: 450

Publication No. FR68368
Price $105