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Ben Brock

Graphic Designer of "Structural Fire Fighting: Initial Response Strategy and Tactics, 3rd Edition"

February 6, 2023

Ben Brock is a Senior Graphic Designer III with Fire Protection Publications at Oklahoma State University. He has been with Fire Protection Publications for twenty-six years, three of which as an intern while attending Oklahoma State. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1999. He has collaborated on numerous educational publications, research journals, and marketing productions while at FPP. He currently resides with his wife, Jennifer and their daughter, Lena in Perry.

IFSTA’s Structural Fire Fighting: Initial Response Strategy and Tactics, 3rd Edition prepares the reader to serve as the Incident Commander who must evaluate an incident, assign resources and coordinate the incident plan. This new edition encompasses decision-making during emergency response, especially initial decisions upon arrival, and incident planning. The purpose of this manual is to provide the initial Incident Commander with the strategic and tactical concepts that can be applied to various situations using available resources. This manual meets the requirements of the Fire and Emergency Services for Higher Education (FESHE) course outcome and outlines for the associates level, noncore course, Strategy and Tactics. This manual broadens the knowledge applicable to the emergency response requirements included in NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications.


Last Updated: 8 February 2023