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The Firehouse Fraternity: An Oral History of the Newark Fire Department Volume IV Responding By Neal Stoffers
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In Responding Newark firefighters bring you into the fire building and share the satisfaction and sacrifices inherent in the fire service. The reader is introduced to responding and firefighting... More > procedures. Fires from 1942 to 1966 are remembered along with unusual responses. Vivid memories of tragedies and lost brothers are re-lived as the men continue to paint an unvarnished history of life in New Jersey’s largest city.< Less
The Firehouse Fraternity: An Oral History of the Newark Fire Department Volume I I Life Between Alarms By Neal Stoffers
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Life Between Alarms: Volume II of the Newark Fire Department Oral History The Firehouse Fraternity. Read what life was like in Newark’s firehouses while waiting for the bell to hit. ... More > “Life Between Alarms” takes you into the private world of the firehouse where firemen eat, sleep, drill, and do the housework (someone has to clean the place). The bonds formed last a lifetime as do the laughs (boys will be boys). Members of the NFD appointed from 1942 to 1978 talk about the daily routine of the firehouse, the responsibilities of the house watch, the unique camaraderie shared by firefighters, studying for promotion and then adjusting to new responsibilities after being promoted, and finally the humor used by firemen to break up the monotony of waiting for the "big one." Find out what it was like to be a member of the "best men's club in the world."< Less
The Firehouse Fraternity: An Oral History of the Newark Fire Department Volume II Life Between Alarms By Neal Stoffers
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Read what life was like in Newark’s firehouses while waiting for the bell to hit. “Life Between Alarms” takes you into the private world of the firehouse where firemen eat, sleep,... More > drill, and do the housework (someone has to clean the place). The bonds formed last a lifetime as do the laughs (boys will be boys). Members of the NFD appointed from 1942 to 1978 talk about the daily routine of the firehouse, the responsibilities of the housed watch, the unique camaraderie shared by firefighters, studying for promotion and then adjusting to new responsibilities after being promoted, and finally the humor used by firemen to break up the monotony of waiting for the "big one." Find out what it was like to be a member of the "best men's club in the world."< Less
FIRE FACEOFF By Donald Noss Jr
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This is a true story of what it is like to be trapped in a gigantic fire in the middle of the night. People died in this fire. What you read here could save your family's life. My wife and I were... More > trapped in this fire at 1:00 AM while we both slept, not knowing there were fifty-foot flames heading straight for us. Of course we never thought something like that could happen to us. Until it did! Did you ever think about what you would do if you found yourself in a fire in the middle of the night? Actual events do not play out exactly the way you imagine when casually thinking about what you might do. The slightest error in your decision-making process at that time could be your last in an instant. Many police and fire departments use this book as a required training tool. Our good friend died in this fire. I write about everything, both before and after the fire. The book has many pictures. After you read this book, your senses will be forever attuned to the smell of smoke, especially at night.< Less
Out of the Land of Frozen Fires: My Life Story By William Mangum, M.D.
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The book describes the trials and tribulations of a modern day homesteader family in the badlands of New Mexico and their struggle against the elements and the economic consequences of the Great... More > Depression. It tells of an 18 year old school teacher’s strong belief in the importance of education that led her, against all odds, to go from teaching grades 1 thru 8 in a one room log cabin to becoming a university professor. She passed her belief in lifelong learning on to her only child who became a successful surgeon. He tells in this book about his journey through life and the joy and gratification that comes from being able to help others in times of injury or illness and having the knowledge and skills to assist in their recovery. Characters and events are real and described by the author as they happened from his perspective. A few names have been changed to protect the privacy of the living, and in a few instances the reputations of the dearly departed.< Less
Out of the Fire and Ashes By Tammi Brownlee
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I was just three years old when my mother and brother died in a tragic fire in South Boston. Forced to live with my alcoholic father I would live through years of emotional, physical and sexual... More > abuse, being tossed around from home to home, until I was old enough to fight back and find refuge in various foster homes. As I got older I would discover the lies told to me and a buried secret about my mother, she had two children that she had abandoned in Boston, who were later adopted. My search for them would take years until I met Stanley Forman, a Pulitzer prize winning photographer, who had taken photos the night of the fire that had killed my family, and with the help of Sheila Frankel of the Department of Children and Family Services I was able to locate both my brother and my sister. Our reunions, both emotional and joyous, completed my life and were captured on film for the Channel 5 news.< Less
Out of the Fire and Ashes By Tammi Brownlee
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I was just three years old when my mother and brother died in a tragic fire in South Boston. Forced to live with my alcoholic father I would live through years of emotional, physical and sexual... More > abuse, being tossed around from home to home, until I was old enough to fight back and find refuge in various foster homes. As I got older I would discover the lies told to me and a buried secret about my mother, she had two children that she had abandoned in Boston, who were later adopted. My search for them would take years until I met Stanley Forman, a Pulitzer prize winning photographer, who had taken photos the night of the fire that had killed my family, and with the help of Sheila Frankel of the Department of Children and Family Services I was able to locate both my brother and my sister. Our reunions, both emotional and joyous, completed my life and were captured on film for the Channel 5 news.< Less
Babariba and the Magic Box. The Origin of Fire. By O'meekey
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The nation of Bogo had a rich history of great Kings who had ruled the country but they had some very bad laws which made progress difficult. One fateful day, two men who were stranded by the... More > riverside were rescued and cared for by a very kind-hearted woman who was barren. After two years in Bogo, the men had to depart for their far country but not before giving a strange gift to the family that helped care for them. It turned out that this gift was going to cause a lot of suffering for the woman's family even though it was meant to benefit the whole of mankind, no thanks to the bad laws of the land. It took the intervention of a very brave woman, the Queen Onajeetay in the mold of Queen Esther of the Bible to get the King to rethink the laws of the land and spare a young man's life. The young man's name was Babariba who was the first person to introduce fire to the world.< Less
Babariba and the Magic Box. The Origin of Fire. By O'meekey
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The nation of Bogo had a rich history of great Kings who had ruled the country but they had some very bad laws which made progress difficult. One fateful day, two men who were stranded by the... More > riverside were rescued and cared for by a very kind-hearted woman who was barren. After two years in Bogo, the men had to depart for their far country but not before giving a strange gift to the family that helped care for them. It turned out that this gift was going to cause a lot of suffering for the woman's family even though it was meant to benefit the whole of mankind, no thanks to the bad laws of the land. It took the intervention of a very brave woman, the Queen Onajeetay in the mold of Queen Esther of the Bible to get the King to rethink the laws of the land and spare a young man's life. The young man's name was Babariba who was the first person to introduce fire to the world.< Less
The Man I Am Today By Paul Cummings
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What's at risk for Volunteer Firefighers? Everything! When those tones drop, so do their lives. They do it for the better good of the communities they love, or perhaps grew up in! This is a... More > collection of stories I heard on last years American Firehouse Tour. I took many of those stories and turned them into this fictional story of a firefighter who loses his life at a fire, but not without first saving a few civilians and a fellow firefighter on location. Please read and remember that we all need to support our local Volunteer Fire Departments.< Less

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