Books tagged: fire service

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A Talent for Fire
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Wildland firefighter Clark Donnelly must rely upon his supernatural ability to ‘listen’ to the voice of forest fires to keep his team of sawyers and swampers alive amidst a raging inferno.
Early History of a Midwestern Fire Department, Vol I
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Early History of a Midwestern Fire Department, rooted in volunterism, grounded in tradition and matured by over a hundred and fifty years of blood sweat and tears. A story of hard work, heart break, and heroism told from the department's perspective.
FEMA U.S. Fire Administration Strategies for Marketing Your Fire Department - Today and Beyond
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,290. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The purpose of this manual is to assist fire service leaders in examining the future, the role of the fire service in that future, and ways to "get there from here." It is designed to provide a fire chief, a public information officer, and other leaders in the fire service with guidance and tips on marketing.
FEMA U.S. Fire Administration The Changing Face of the Fire Service: A Handbook on Women in Firefighting - Recruitment, Reproductive Issues, Sexual Harassment, Protective Clothing
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The purpose of this document is to help the fire service manager cope with the firefighting workforce as it changes from an all-male environment to one that includes women. The handbook offers guidance and suggestions from people who have experience and expertise in the areas that affect women's integration into fire suppression ranks.
FEMA U.S. Fire Administration Emergency Incident Rehabilitation - Firefighter Health and Safety, Death Case Studies, Heat and Cold Stress, Rehab Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,110. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Approximately one-half of all firefighter fatalities and a significant percentage of injuries and illnesses are as a result of stress and overexertion on firefighters involved in emergency scene operations and training exercises.
Fire Horses
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A story about a group of retired firefighters being called to duty to fight one last fire. You will find the heart and spirit of all firefighters in the pages of Fire Horses. The danger, dedication, and daring of firefighting are highlighted as the retired firefighters make a desperate attempt to rescue people trapped in a fire at a rural hospital.
Forward Thru The Fires of Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,360. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A factual, historical, educational, and comical book about our family life, careers in the fire service, emergency management and disaster response. It includes “lessons learned” as a safety guide in many types of situations. It contains poetry and prose. It covers the importance of Wills and Living Trust. Our intent was to share the humor in our lives and encourage the reader to do the same.
FEMA U.S. Fire Administration Emerging Health and Safety Issues in the Volunteer Fire Service (FA-317) - Heart Disease, Nutrition, Alcohol and Tobacco Use, Diabetes, Personal Protective Equipment
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Work-related health
Firefighters, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), and other emergency responders face many dangers daily from exposure to smoke, deadly temperatures, and stress to issues surrounding personal protective equipment (PPE), vehicle safety, and personal health.
FEMA U.S. Fire Administration Emergency Vehicle Safety Initiative - Apparatus Safety Devices, Traffic Control Measures, Highway Operations, Training
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,820. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The purpose of this report is to identify practices that have the potential to decrease that risk, as well as to reduce the number of injuries and deaths that occur while responding to and returning from incidents.
FEMA U.S. Fire Administration Emergency Vehicle Visibility and Conspicuity Study - Standards, Retroreflective Technology, Contour Markings
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This report analyzes emergency vehicle visibility and conspicuity with an eye toward expanding efforts in these areas to improve vehicle and roadway operations safety for all emergency responders.