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Chariots of Firefighters: Volume 2: The Practice, The History and Practice of Firematic Competition in New York State By Michael Heller
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From the first day the second fire truck came to town firemen have been competing with each other for that honor – both on and off duty. In New York State, these friendly firematic contests... More > between “drill teams” of volunteer firefighters have reached a level of competition that is unique in the entire world; there is nowhere else in terms of speed, technique or sophistication that even comes close. "Chariots of Firefighters Volume II: The Practice" continues the story where Volume i left off by introducing the reader to modern-day firematic competition, describing in detail everything that makes up this unique sport: the organization, the tracks, the trucks and the equipment, as well as all of the contests and the rules that govern them. it is an in-depth look into a unique culture and facet of the world of firefighting in the united states that anyone with an interest in the fire service will surely want to read.< Less
Chariots of Firefighters: Volume II: The Practice, The History and Practice of Firematic Competition in New York State By Michael Heller
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From the first day the second fire truck came to town firemen have been competing with each other for that honor – both on and off duty. In New York State, these friendly firematic contests... More > between “drill teams” of volunteer firefighters have reached a level of competition that is unique in the entire world; there is nowhere else in terms of speed, technique or sophistication that even comes close. "Chariots of Firefighters Volume II: The Practice" continues the story where Volume i left off by introducing the reader to modern-day firematic competition, describing in detail everything that makes up this unique sport: the organization, the tracks, the trucks and the equipment, as well as all of the contests and the rules that govern them. it is an in-depth look into a unique culture and facet of the world of firefighting in the united states that anyone with an interest in the fire service will surely want to read.< Less
Chariots of Firefighters: Volume II: The Practice, The History and Practice of Firematic Competition in New York State - (B&W Version) By Michael Heller
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From the first day the second fire truck came to town firemen have been competing with each other for that honor – both on and off duty. In New York State, these friendly firematic contests... More > between “drill teams” of volunteer firefighters have reached a level of competition that is unique in the entire world; there is nowhere else in terms of speed, technique or sophistication that even comes close. "Chariots of Firefighters Volume II: The Practice" continues the story where Volume i left off by introducing the reader to modern-day firematic competition, describing in detail everything that makes up this unique sport: the organization, the tracks, the trucks and the equipment, as well as all of the contests and the rules that govern them. it is an in-depth look into a unique culture and facet of the world of firefighting in the united states that anyone with an interest in the fire service will surely want to read.< Less
Chariots of Firefighters By Michael Heller
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Since the beginning, firemen have been competing with each other for the honor of being first to a fire. In New York State, firematic contests between "drill teams" of volunteer... More > firefighters have reached a level of competition that is unique in the entire world; there is nowhere else in terms of speed. technique or sophistication that even comes close. Chariots of Firefighters chronicles the growth of these contests, from foot races and fistfights between neighboring fire companies in New York City to the formation of the New York State Volunteer Firemen's Parade and Drill Team Captain’s Association and the over 350 teams from over 260 fire districts that make up its 200-year history. From simple hand-pumping duels to modern-day drills of speed and refined technique, the story of how these competitions evolved – through wars, riots and celebrations, public scorn and praise of cheering throngs – is one that anyone with any interest in the fire service – or sports in general – will want to read.< Less
Chariots of Firefighters (Black & White Version) By Michael Heller
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Since the beginning, firemen have been competing with each other for the honor of being first to a fire. In New York State, firematic contests between "drill teams" of volunteer... More > firefighters have reached a level of competition that is unique in the entire world; there is nowhere else in terms of speed. technique or sophistication that even comes close. Chariots of Firefighters chronicles the growth of these contests, from foot races and fistfights between neighboring fire companies in New York City to the formation of the New York State Volunteer Firemen's Parade and Drill Team Captain’s Association and the over 350 teams from over 260 fire districts that make up its 200-year history. From simple hand-pumping duels to modern-day drills of speed and refined technique, the story of how these competitions evolved – through wars, riots and celebrations, public scorn and praise of cheering throngs – is one that anyone with any interest in the fire service – or sports in general – will want to read.< Less