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21st Century FEMA Study Course: Emergency Support Function #4 Firefighting (IS-804) - NRF, Forest Service, Hotshot Crews, Wildland Fires, Structural Fires, National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an introduction to Emergency Support Function (ESF) #4- Firefighting.
After the Fire Is Out
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
We realize that recovering from a fire can be a physically and mentally draining process. When fire strikes, lives are suddenly turned around. Often, the hardest part is knowing where to begin and who to contact. We wish to offer the following suggestions to help return your life to normal and quickly correct the fire damage.
FIRE CREW: Stories from the Fireline
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,950. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
Every year, thousands of young men and women think they would like a job as a wildland firefighter. And every year, tens of thousands of them do it — they fight the summer battles of wildfire on the forests and grasslands of the West. Some die. Some have the times of their lives. And many forge lifelong friendships and collect the memories of a lifetime.
Burned Balls and Other Good Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,500. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Burned Balls and Other Good Times is an account of twenty-five years of the life of a Toronto firefighter. The stories are written much like a diary. It's unedited,opinionated and raw. But the stories are true. Some are funny. Some are disturbing as hell,but all are the things the author has lived through,by the grace of God some just barely, and how he's paid in both physical and mental pain.
FireGrrl
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,270. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Susan is determined to survive as a forest firefighter in a 1974 experiment few expect to succeed. Wildfire demands teamwork but hostilities simmer. Finally, it is Susan that must hold the line. Harrowing, poetic, and funny, FireGrrl reveals a workingman’s world and a woman’s place in it.
Ghetto Medic: A Father in the 'Hood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,090. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The gripping true story of a Baltimore firefighter who joins the department at the height of the civil rights movement, witnesses the race riots of 1968 and battles the ensuing infernos. After the Great White Flight, Bill Hennick becomes a paramedic. He embarks on a spiritual journey as he risks his life caring for the poor in a city with one of the world's highest crime rates.
Wildland Fire and Aviation Program Management Operations Guide - Wildfire Prevention, Firefighting Equipment, Smokejumpers, Prescribed Burns, Suppression Chemicals, Delivery Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,000. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Known as the Blue Book, this guide is a program reference that documents policy for management and operations of the Wildland Fire and Aviation Management Program for the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).
Shadows of Chicago: The True Story of Three Men and the Crimes that Shocked America
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,670. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Imagine an America where crime flourishes unabated, where fires burn out of control, and where sports are controlled by the gambler’s dime. This is not historical fiction; this is fascinating nonfiction at its best. With distinctive Chicago flair, Matthew Drew tells the incredible true story of three childhood friends.
2014 Wildland Fire Incident Management Field Guide PMS 210 (Formerly Fireline Handbook PMS 410) - Firefighting Safety, Initial and Extended Attack, Pumps, Foam, Fireline Explosives, Tankers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,210. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
The Wildland Fire Incident Management Field Guide states, references, or supplements wildland fire incident management and operational standards established by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG).
Fire Girl
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 35,770. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A true and harrowing story about one of the first female wildland firefighters for California Department of Forestry.