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Leadership for the Wildland Fire Officer: Leading in a Dangerous Profession, 2nd edition

The 2nd Edition of Bill Teie’s Leadership for the Wildland Fire Officer – Leading in a Dangerous Profession has been developed to address various supervisory and leadership positions of wildland firefighting outlined by the National Wildfire Coordinators Group (NWCG). 

This book is aimed toward new and experienced wildland firefighters who serve in a leadership role within their organizations. Chapters 1-5 are an excellent tool for any current or future leader in fire service. Chapters 6-9 deal with the situational and tactical processes a wildland fire officer faces daily. Following Chapter 9 is an addendum containing 15 after-action reports of “Fires We Should Not Forget” as well as the lesson learned from each fire. 

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