Foreword to the second edition; The incident management system; The essence of command; Establishing command; Command posts; Staging; Sectoring; Running incidents - how it works in the real world; Mission statements; The mission of command; The mission of attack; The mission of search; The mission of backup; The mission of ventilation; The mission of exposure; The mission of extension; The mission of overhaul and salvage; The mission of rapid; Benchmarks; Index.
John (Skip) Coleman is a retired assistant chief from the Toledo (OH) Department of Fire and Rescue. He retired with more than 32 years of experience and managed every major bureau in the department. He is a graduate of the National Fire Academy's Executive Fire Office Program and teaches and lectures throughout the United States and Canada. He is the author of Incident Management for the Street Smart Fire Officer (Fire Engineering, 1997) and Managing Major Fires (Fire Engineering, 2001) and is moderator of Fire Engineering's monthly Roundtable. He serves on the FDIC educational advisory board and is a technical editor for Fire Engineering.