First textbook on firefighting in road tunnels

International Fire Academy (pub.)
Firefighting Operations in Road Tunnels
Tactics – Techniques – Background

Volume 1 of the series

“Intervention in Underground Transport Systems”

 

Comprehensive presentation of the Tunnel Firefighting Procedure in road tunnels with numerous background information for operation preparations.


144 pages in colour
122  figures
leg pocket size (12.2 x 16 cm)
cover with thread stitching in a sturdy plastic envelope

 

unit price: CHF 19.90 / 19.90€

bulk price: starting at CHF 17.50 / 17.50 €

 

Orders from Switzerland and EU-states is free of shipping and customs.

 

Order here: www.tunnelfire.info

Asked by Course Participants

Many course participants at the International Fire Academy asked for a written version of the Tunnel Firefighting Procedure with background information for operation preparations. Such documentation is now available: for the first time the textbook “Firefighting Operations in Road Tunnels” gives a full overview of the Tunnel Firefighting Procedure for road tunnels developed by the International Fire Academy.

Bulk Discount Starting at 5 Copies

Fire services and other organisations, ordering multiple copies of the textbook Firefighting Operations in Road Tunnels, receive a discount starting at 5 copies:

starting at 5 copies: CHF 18.90 / 18.90 € per copy

starting at 10 copies: CHF 18.50 / 18.50 € per copy

starting at 15 copies: CHF 18.00 / 18.00 € per copy

starting at 20 copies: CHF 18.00 / 18.00 € per copy

Orders from Switzerland and EU-states is free of shipping and customs.

Shipping to Switzerland and outside of the EU:

International Fire Academy, Switzerland

Shipping to EU-states

 

Kehsler Verlag, Germany

A Look Inside

The textbook is presented in detail on the website www.tunnelfire.info. Sample pages and short descriptions provide an insight into all the chapters:

  • Introduction/look inside: why do we need a tunnel firefighting procedure?
  • Tunnel Design: which special features of a tunnel have to be known and paid attention to by fire services?
  • Hazards: what makes firefighting in road tunnels particularly dangerous and how can the risks be systematically reduced?
  • Operation tactics: what can fire services do at tunnel fires? What tactical options are there and what has proven itself in practice?
  • Equipment & Techniques: how can firefighters under high strains fight fires safe and efficient and perform search and rescue within tunnels? Which aids substantially support firefighters thereby?
  • Operation preparations: how can fire services prepare themselves for tunnel fires efficiently?

 

A detailed appendix inter alia with bibliographic references and index complements the contents of the book “Firefighting Operations in Road Tunnels”.

Purchase Online or at the ifaSHOP

The textbook published by the International Fire Academy can be ordered on the website www.tunnelfire.info or purchased directly at the ifaSHOP. Orders are shipped promptly, within the EU and Switzerland without shipping costs or custom taxes.

 

Buyers outside of the EU are asked to contact us through the shop on www.tunnelfire.info

Developed by a Team of Experts

The Tunnel Firefighting Procedure was developed by the didactic and development team (DET) of the International Fire Academy in close cooperation with many fire services across Europe. The members of the DET are at the same time the authors of the text book "Firefighting Operations in Road Tunnels".

The team of authors consists of:

  • experts for tunnel construction and operations
  • experienced fire service officers
  • representatives of Swiss fire service authorities
  • instructors of the International Fire Academy

 

The Tunnel Firefighting Procedure presented in the book “Firefighting Operations in Road Tunnels” is based on the insights and experiences from research, training and operation experience.

Foundational Work for Operations in Road Tunnels

The textbook “Firefighting Operations in Road Tunnels” is a foundational work. It is intended for all preparing emergency services operating within a road tunnel at a tunnel fire, as for authorities and persons responsible for a tunnel facility.

Target groups:

  • officers and crew of fire, police and emergency services
  • instructors
  • designers, operators and security officers for tunnels
  • authorities and safety organizations

Accompanying Book for Courses from the International Fire Academy

The textbook "Firefighting Operations in Road Tunnels" is recommended as an accompanying book for the following courses of the International Fire Academy:

Swiss courses

  • UTS basic course road
  • UTS officers course road

 

International courses

  • Intensive course road & railway
  • all custom offers

 

Further information and online shop on www.tunnelfire.info