fire fighting, the use of strategy, personnel, and apparatus to extinguish, to confine, or to escape from fire.
Sections in this article:
- History of Fire Fighting
- Fire-Fighting Strategy
- Fire-Fighting Personnel
- Extinguishing Fires
- Fire-Fighting Apparatus
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