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Firefighter War Stories II: More Memories from the Firehouse Years By Lew LeBlanc
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A retired Fire Captain from a Boston suburb shares over 150 stories from his 33-year career. Get a glimpse into a life that few outside of the profession ever see—that of a firefighter—by... More > a man who has lived it. LeBlanc brings you along as he shares his experiences: the camaraderie—and conflict—within the firehouse; the feeling of satisfaction in a job well done (perhaps...saving a life); and the agony of loss. Expect a roller coaster ride. The book continuously transitions from the ridiculous to the sublime; one story will be incredibly amusing, the next will leave you experiencing the same sense of loss as Mr. LeBlanc obviously felt. No matter what size department you work on, people are people and you can't make this stuff up. Perfect for those who dream of a career as firefighter, or those who would like to learn (and be entertained) more about the behind-the-scenes, day-to-day situations encountered by these brave heroes.< Less
The Firehouse Fraternity: An Oral History of the Newark Fire Department Volume I Becoming a Firefighter By Neal Stoffers
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Why would anyone want to be a firefighter? If this question intrigues you, read on. This book will bring back personal memories to firefighters who read it. For those of you who are trying to... More > understand why anyone would want to be a fireman, "Becoming a Firefighter" will introduce you to the special breed who quietly protect us everyday. Members of the NFD appointed from 1942 to 1978 recount their impressions of the city where most of them grew up. The why and how of getting on the job are remembered; as are training experiences, the make up of the department they joined, the hours they worked, and the salary they earned. Read the words of men from every rank of Newark's bravest as they tell of their efforts to get on “the best damn job in the world.”< Less
The Firehouse Fraternity: An Oral History of the Newark Fire Department Volume I Becoming a Firefighter By Neal Stoffers
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Why would anyone want to be a firefighter? If this question intrigues you, read on. This book will bring back personal memories to firefighters who read it. For those of you who are trying to... More > understand why anyone would want to be a fireman, "Becoming a Firefighter" will introduce you to the special breed who quietly protect us everyday. Members of the NFD appointed from 1942 to 1978 recount their impressions of the city where most of them grew up. The why and how of getting on the job are remembered; as are training experiences, the make up of the department they joined, the hours they worked, and the salary they earned. Read the words of men from every rank of Newark's bravest as they tell of their efforts to get on “the best damn job in the world.”< Less
War Stories: Some Memories from the Firehouse Years By Lew LeBlanc
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A Captain from a suburban Fire Department shares over 100 stories from his 30-year career in this collection of anecdotes. It’s not all guts and glory and running into burning buildings.... More > There’s also downtime, station life, and side jobs. He has seen people at their best and at their worst and everything in between. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, what looks like a routine call turns out to be anything but routine. Put it all together and you have an interesting study of human nature. Many of these stories will make you laugh, some will make you cry, and others will just make you stop and think. See life through his eyes, that of a career firefighter. This book is not just for firefighters. A glossary ensures that everyone can enjoy the stories, including those who may not be familiar with Fire Department jargon.< Less
Firehouse Dog and K-9 Silver Shield Foundation Memorial Calendar 2012 By Joe DeBono
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Firehouse Dog and K-9 Charity Calendar for Silver Shield Foundation. Silver Shield Foundation Has Paid For or Committed to Pay for the College Education of Over 900 Widows and Children of... More > Firefighters and Police Officers Killed in the Line of Duty. Purchasing this calendar supports Silver Shield Foundation (about $10). Sponsors and Benefactors: Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate, Nathan's Famous, Lorber Charitable Fund and Merrill Edge< Less
The Last Outpost By David Harrison
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When apartheid fell, it wasn't just the politicians doing the fire-fighting. An ex-pat's memories of life, work, play and affirmative action during 1990s South Africa and the fall of apartheid.
The Last Outpost By David Harrison
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When apartheid fell, it wasn't just the politicians doing the fire-fighting. An ex-pat's memories of life, work, play and affirmative action during 1990s South Africa and the fall of apartheid.
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 V Responding By Neal Stoffers
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Read what it was like to go into a building everyone else was running or jumping from. Newark firefighters appointed between 1942 and 1978 describe their experiences on the scene of fires and... More > assorted other emergencies to which they responded. Responding leaves the firehouse and rolls out into the streets of Newark where our work is done. You are brought into the fire building to share the satisfaction and sacrifices inherent in the fire service. Crawl down the hot dark hallways of fire buildings with Newark's bravest. The reader is introduced to responding and fire fighting procedures. Memorable fires from 1942 to 1966 are recounted along with unusual responses from the '40's to the '90's. Vivid memories of tragedies and lost brothers are re-lived with poignant honesty as the men continue to paint an unvarnished history of New Jersey's largest city.< Less
Henry, the Happy Hydrant By Guy Carrozzo
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"Henry, the Happy Hydrant" tells the story of a neglected neighborhood fire hydrant, named Henry. His yellow paint is chipped, his chain broken, and weeds are beginning to crowd his... More > sidewalk home. One day, he is called upon to save the neighborhood by fueling the powerful hoses of the firefighters with his life-saving supply of water. After years of sitting idly, Henry comes through when he's needed most. The swell of admiration for the heroes of September 11 continues years later, and has renewed interest in emergency response teams. At an age-appropriate level, "Henry, the Happy Hydrant" offers a look at how these heroes serve us, sometimes even in our own neighborhoods. The story also teaches an early lesson in community service: the importance of caring for our community and the environment. Written by retired school principal and three-term mayor of the city of Fountain Valley, CA, author Guy Carrozzo is a contributor to Adams Media's "Rocking Chair Reader: Memories from the Attic."< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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