Library Resources

The college library has a number of texts relating to the Fire Service. We’ve created a list for you to browse. Check with the Library Media Center for the most up-to-date list of titles.

Fire Fighters: Careers, Exams, Standards, Certification

  • Company officer by Clinton H. Smoke

Call no.: TH9119.S65.1998

  • Firefighter exams by James J. Murtagh

Call no.: TH9157.M87

  • Going for gold: pursuing and assuming the job of fire chief

Call no.: TH9119.C6496.1999

  • Rookie year, with a foreword by James M. Shannon

Call no.: TH9119.R66.2003

  • Standard for professional qualifications for fire investigator

National Fire Protection Association

Call no.: TH9180.N385.1998

Fire Protection & Prevention

  • Encyclopedia of fire protection by Dennis P. Nolan

Call no.: TH9116.N65.2001

  • Fire prevention: inspection and code enforcement by David Diamantes

Call no.: TH9176.D53.2003

  • Fire protection: design criteria, options, selection by J. Walter Coon

Call no.: TH9145.C66.1991

  • Fire protection handbook edited by John R. Hall et al

Call no.: REF TH9150.F47.2003

  • Introduction to fire protection by Robert W. Klinoff

Call no.: TH9241.K55.2003

  • Life Safety Code handbook edited by Ron Cote

Call no.: REF TH9445.P8L53.2003

Fire Extinguishment

  • Essentials of fire fighting edited by Richard Hall & Barbara Adams

Call no.: TH9151.E88.1998

  • Fire department hydraulics by Eugene Mahoney

Call no.: TH9311.M33.2004

  • Fire officer’s handbook of tactics by John Norman

Call no.: TH9145.N59.1998

  • Firefighter’s handbook: essentials of firefighting & emergency response

Call no.: TH9151.F49.2000

  • Firefighting: basic skills & techniques by Mike Ertel & Gregory C. Berk

Call no.: TH9310.5.E78.1998

  • Firefighting strategies & tactics by James Angle et al.

Call no.: TH9145.F55.2001

  • Managing major fires by John F. Coleman

Call no.: TH9310.8.C65.2001

  • Principles of fire behavior by James G. Quintiere

Call no.: TH9448.Q55.1998

  • Strategic & tactical considerations on the fireground by James P. Smith

Call no.: TH9310.S65.2002

  • Structural fire fighting by Bernard J. Klaene & Russell E. Sanders

Call no.: TH9310.5.K58.2000

Arson Investigation & Fire Investigation

  • Accidental or incendiary by Richard D. Fitch & Edward A. Porter

Call no.: TH9810.F5

  • Forensic fire scene reconstruction by David J. Icove & John D. DeHaan

Call no.: TH9180.I26.2004

  • Investigation of motor vehicle fires by Lee S. Cole

Call no.: TL241.C689.2001

  • Kirk’s fire investigation by Paul Leland Kirk

Call no.: TH9180.K5.2002

  • Practical fire & arson investigation by David R. Redsicker & John J. O’Connor

Call no.: HV8079.A7O27.1997

Fire Alarms, Sprinklers & Extinguishers

  • Design of special hazard & fire alarm systems by Robert M. Gagnon

Call no.: TH9362.G34.1998

Fire Departments – Management

  • Fire chief’s handbook edited by Robert C. Barr & John M. Eversole

Call no.: TH9151.F457.2003

  • Fire department strategic planning: creating future excellence by Mark Wallace

Call no.: TH9158.W35.1998

  • Managing fire and rescue services edited by Dennis Compton & John Granito

Call no.: H9145.M253.2002

  • Standard operating procedures & guidelines by John Lee Cook, Jr.

Call no.: TH9158.C66.1998

Fire Service Directories

  • (Washington State) Fire service directory

Call no.: REF TH9505.W2F5 (2004)