Fire Service Manuals - Volume 1: Fire Service Technology, Equipment and Media
The Office of the Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser (CFRA) was established in October 2007, following the appointment of the first Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser, Sir Ken Knight. The CFRA has replaced what was formerly HM Fire Service Inspectorate.
Fire Service Manuals: Volume 1 - PDF pack
Fire and Rescue Authority Operational Guidance - Breathing Apparatus
This guidance will provide support for the fire and rescue services in the resolution of incidents involving breathing apparatus. This supersedes Technical Bulletin 1/1997 Breathing Apparatus Command and Control Procedures.
Inspection and Testing of Equipment
Hydraulics, Pumps and Water Supplies
Firefighting Foam - Technical
Complements the existing manual in 'Volume 2: Fire Service Operations - Firefighting Foam (Operational)' (available below) replacing the 'Manual of Firemanship - Part 3: Hand Pumps, Extinguishers and Foam Equipment'.