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Fire Science: Print Books & Reference Materials

undefinedThis guide will help you find books, videos, articles and websites about fire science topics. You'll need your COD MyAccess username and password to access subscription materials and E-books.

If you need additional help, come to the Library Reference Desk or Ask A Librarian.

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Fire Officer's Handbook of Tactics
Principles of Fire Behavior and Combustion
Fire Officer's Guide to Occupational Safety and Health
Knowing Your Buildings
Fire Service Hydraulics and Pump Operations
Fire Service Rapid Intervention Crews
Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator
Principles of Fire Prevention
Fire Investigations for First Responders

Search the Library Catalog

Use our catalog to find books, videos, and other resources in our collections.

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Call Number Ranges

Use these call number ranges to browse the General Collection and the Reference Collection.

TH 9111 - TH 9449 Fire Extinction
TH 9119 - TH 9128 Fire Fighters
HV 8079/ TH 9180 Fire Investigation
TH 9119 - TH 9157
Fire Prevention

Also try specific technologies such as "fire sprinklers," or "fire resistant materials," or "fire stream tables."

Reference Materials

For fire codes, electrical codes and safety standards, consult this online resource: NFPA Codes Online. You'll need a current library card to access the NFPA from off-campus.

Dictionary of Fire Protection Engineering

Encyclopedia of Fire    Reference TP 265 .N 48 2002

Encyclopedia of Fire Protection    Reference TH 9116 .N 65 2006

Know Your Buildings:  A Firefighter's Reference Guide.   General  TH 9182 .S 39 2017

NFPA Glossary of Terms

NFPA's Illustrated Dictionary of Fire Service Terms   Reference TH 9116 .N 475 2006


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