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Introduction to Fire Protection Hardcover – Apr 12 2006

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 512 pages
  • Publisher: Delmar Publishers Inc; 3 edition (April 12 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1418001775
  • ISBN-13: 978-1418001773
  • Product Dimensions: 24.3 x 20.9 x 2.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 1 Kg
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,643,458 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

Robert W. Klinoff is a nationally-certified Incident Commander and Safety Officer, a California Certified Chief Officer, a Master Instructor, and a National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer. A 35-year fire service veteran, he also is a retired Chief Deputy Fire Chief with the Kern County Fire Department. Klinoff teaches online and classroom courses in the areas of command, management, and safety in both structural and wildland firefighting. As an instructor for the state of California, he teaches Company Officer and Chief Officer level courses. He also serves as an adjunct faculty for the National Fire Academy, teaching Infection Control for Emergency Response Personnel, Managing Company Tactical Operations, and Chemistry of Hazardous Materials. Under the National Interagency Incident Qualifications System, he is certified as a Safety Officer, Division Supervisor, and Strike Team/Task Force Leader. In addition, Klinoff served as a Safety Officer on California Interagency Management Team 3, which received the Award for Excellence from the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture for their response efforts to the Pentagon incident on Sept. 11, 2001. Klinoff's background also includes experience as a firefighter, an ambulance driver, and a firefighter with the U.S. Forest Service,. He holds an associate of science degree in Fire Science from Columbia College and a bachelor's degree in Occupational Studies-Vocational Arts from California State University Long Beach. He is a graduate of the Executive Fire Officer Program at the National Fire Academy.

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It's Just Okay Dec 28 2012
By Ted M. Yancu - Published on
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This is a textbook my students are required to use for a class I teach. I did not get to choose the book, it was chosen by other instructors prior to my arrival. Having purchased and kept many textbooks during my college days, I rate this as an OK overview of the fire service. I tell my students, even those that plan to continue in the fire service to sell it back, or use the bookstore's rental program rather than purchase.
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Introduction in Fire Protection Sept. 27 2010
By Wildomar_Piper - Published on
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I am going back to school and taking my intro to fire protection class. Prerequisite to the RCC Fire Academy. I found my text, Intro to Fire Protection, here on Amazon. Saved a ton of money and had my text book in my hands in only a couple of days. Will buy all my text books from Amazon from now on.

Mike S
Wildomar, CA
SWC_Fire101 Jan. 25 2015
By Noemi - Published on
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Essential book for Fire Science.
4 of 7 people found the following review helpful
By A Customer - Published on
Format: Hardcover
This book is good for those that are begining in the fire service field. But, its not for the technically mined
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Good book Feb. 20 2007
By D. C. Morphis - Published on
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What can I say about this book? It's required material for firefighting courses, although it's more than likely a few editions behind, and as with all other text books it's over priced. As far as firefighting text books go, this one is pretty good.