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1872 Chicago Firefighter Directory

by Robert Grey Reynolds Jr

<p>In 1872 Chicago was just recovering from the awful tragedy caused by the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, i.e. a conflagration that burned from October 8-10, 1871. Steam engines, antiques by modern standards, were sorely tested in controlling ...

ISBN: 9781301196555

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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

by Progressive Management

<p>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). The Wildland Fire Incident ...

ISBN: 9781310416217

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Alameda County Fire Department

by Firefighter Heather Marques

Alameda County spans from the shores of the San Francisco Bay to the golden inland hills. Alameda County Fire Department (ACFD) is comprised of multiple consolidated agencies that began joining forces and sharing resources in 1993. Protecting ...

ISBN: 9781439656266

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Ancient Fire, Modern Fire: Understanding and Living With Our Friend and Foe

by Einar Jensen

<p>Creating fire is easy, yet understanding and learning to live with this friend and foe has never been easy; stopping fire is a dangerous—and often deadly—pursuit. Drawing on his experiences as an environmental historian, firefighter and life ...

ISBN: 9781936555666

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Blue Ridge Fire Towers

by Robert Sorrell

Fire lookout towers have graced the highest peaks in the Blue Ridge Mountains for more than a century. Early mountaineers and conservationists began constructing lookouts during the late 1800s. By the 1930s, states and the federal government had

ISBN: 9781625854001

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CAL FIRE

San Bernardino, Inyo, and Mono Counties

by Steve Maurer & CAL FIRE Museum

Since the establishment of the California State Board of Forestry in 1885, the mission of the California Division of Forestry has been to protect and preserve natural resources via a focus on resource management and protection of valuable ...

ISBN: 9781439656341

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Fire Effects Guide (PMS 481) - Wildland and Forest Fire Behavior, Characteristics, Fuels, Air Quality, Soils, Water, Plants, Wildlife, Habitat, Cultural Resources, Grazing Management

by Progressive Management

<p>The Federal government manages a variety of ecosystems across the United States, including deserts, grasslands, tundra, shrublands, forestlands, estuaries, and riparian zones. These ecosystems range from arid to humid, warm to cold, and sea ...

ISBN: 9781311861153

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Fire Lookouts of Oregon

by Cheryl Hill

The first lookouts were rustic camps on mountaintops, where men and women were stationed to keep an eye out for wildfires. As the importance of fire prevention grew, a lookout construction boom resulted in hundreds of cabins and towers being ...

ISBN: 9781439655078

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Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH Fire Management Program Center, National Interagency Fire Center) Part 1 - Wildfire and Wildland Fire Environmental and Fire Observation, Vegetation Monitoring Protocols

by Progressive Management

<p>Fire is a powerful and enduring force that has had, and will continue to have, a profound influence on National Park Service (NPS) lands. Fire management decisions within the National Park Service require information on fire behavior and on ...

ISBN: 9781311342904

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Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH Fire Management Program Center, National Interagency Fire Center) Part 2 - Wildfire and Wildland Fire Environmental and Fire Observation, Vegetation Monitoring Protocols

by Progressive Management

<p>Fire is a powerful and enduring force that has had, and will continue to have, a profound influence on National Park Service (NPS) lands. Fire management decisions within the National Park Service require information on fire behavior and on ...

ISBN: 9781310082962

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Fire Weather (Agriculture Handbook 360) Part 1 - Guide for Application of Meteorological Information to Forest Fire Control Operations, Winds, Moisture, Temperature, Fronts, Thunderstorms, Climate

by Progressive Management

<p>Full document description: Weather is never static. It is always dynamic. Its interpretation is an art. The environment is in control in wildland firefighting. Free-burning fires are literally nourished by weather elements, atmospheric ...

ISBN: 9781310994586

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Fire Weather (Agriculture Handbook 360) Part 2 - Guide for Application of Meteorological Information to Forest Fire Control Operations, Winds, Moisture, Temperature, Fronts, Thunderstorms, Climate

by Progressive Management

<p>Full document description: Weather is never static. It is always dynamic. Its interpretation is an art. The environment is in control in wildland firefighting. Free-burning fires are literally nourished by weather elements, atmospheric ...

ISBN: 9781310514876

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FIRETEAM™ Firefighter Exam Review Guide

by Lewis Morris

<p>Learn how to pass the FIRETEAM™ Firefighter Exam and become a professional firefighter. The number of candidates taking the exam has increased dramatically in recent years, reflecting the desirability of the profession. In order to succeed ...

ISBN: 9781310413681

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Glossary of Wildland Fire Terminology: Complete Guide to Terms and Definitions Used by Wildfire Management including Acronyms

by Progressive Management

<p>Scope of the Glossary: This glossary provides the wildland fire and incident management communities a single source document that covers wildland fire, prescribed fire, fire use and incident management terminology commonly used by the ...

ISBN: 9781311013330

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Historic Fires of Fall River

by Stefani Koorey PhD

<p>Fall River's textile boom in the nineteenth century brought with it a series of fiery disasters. The Big Fire of 1843 left more than one thousand people homeless and destroyed two hundred buildings, as well as twenty-some acres of land. After

ISBN: 9781625856654

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Houston Firefighter Exam Review Guide

by Lewis Morris

<p data-version='1.1'>Learn how to pass the new Houston, Texas Firefighter exam and become a professional firefighter. The number of candidates taking the exam has increased dramatically in recent years, reflecting the desirability of the ...

ISBN: 9781524231132

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Incident Response Pocket Guide and Wildland Urban Interface Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide: All-Hazard Response, Homeowner Fire Mitigation, Firewise Communities, Living with Fire

by Progressive Management

<p>This ebook reproduces two important wildfire and incident-response documents: Incident Response Pocket Guide and Wildland Urban Interface Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide.</p><p>Incident Response Pocket Guide - This reference is ...

ISBN: 9781311089571

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Interagency Standards for Fire and Fire Aviation Operations: Federal Wildland Fire Management Policy, Safety, Risk Management, Chemicals and Delivery Systems, Firefighting Training and Equipment

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an important government publication with Interagency Standards for Fire and Fire Aviation Operations, states, references, or supplements policy for Bureau ...

ISBN: 9781310112409

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Let the Bums Burn

Australia's Deadliest Building Fire and the Salvation Army Tragedies

by Geoff Plunkett

In 1966 a fire ripped through Melbourne's William Booth Memorial Home for destitute and alcoholic men. Although it remains Australia's deadliest building fire, it is, like the 30 men who died in that fire - forgotten. This shocking narrative ...

ISBN: 9780987427946

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