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Dancing with the Devil: Stories from the Streator Fire Department By Shane Elko
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Dancing with the Devil is a collection of stories from the history of the Streator Fire Department. Streator, Illinois is a medium sized community in North-Central Illinois. The history of the fire... More > department goes back to the 1880's. Dancing with the Devil is a collection of short stories describing the conflagrations and disasters, the highs and the lows that faced Streator Firefighters through the last 130 years. This collection tells many stories that have not even been told. Some incidents include the death of two firefighters while battling a fire at the Kennedy Truck Body plant, the explosion and fire at the Williams Hardware building, an oil refinery inferno, a powder explosion at Old Coal Mine No. 2, the destruction of the Heenan building, and many other short stories.< Less
History of the Colton Fire Department - paperback By Dennis Bickers
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This is the history of the Colton Fire Department from 1889 to 2011. Telling stories of the past generations and following the careers of the past volunteer and full time Chiefs of the Colton Fire... More > Department. Engineer Dennis Bickers that retired in 2009 had been taking pictures and video since his hire date in 1982. He eventually took the lead as the Historian of the department and promised to tell Colton’s story.< Less
History of the Colton Fire Department - hardback By Dennis Bickers
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This is the History of the Colton Fire Department from 1889 – 2011. Colton is a small town in southern California where the Earp Family kept the law & order. From the original log books,... More > news articles and picture we tell a story of the men and women that built the Colton Fire Department. Follow each chief as he makes his mark in history.< Less
Hamilton Fire Department - A Historical Look Back By John Verbeek
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Rising from the ashes of a major fire in the downtown core on November 16, 1832, the Hamilton Fire Department has evolved from a citizens bucket brigade into a firefighting force of over 750... More > personnel. Take a look back at those early days starting in 1833 when the first Central Fire Station was constructed to the beginnings of a full time Department on January 14, 1879. Read about several of this City's most devastating fires including the Fisher and McQuesten Foundry fire, the human tragedies at the Moose Hall fire in 1944 and the Wentworth Arms Hotel in 1976 and re-visit one of Hamilton's most notorious fires which occurred in 1997. On a more personal note, read about Hamilton firemen who gave their lives in World War 1 while serving their country and those who died in the line of duty while serving the citizens of Hamilton. This book captures 186 years of our history, a story of people, places and events that together tell the story of the Hamilton Fire Department.< Less
Hamilton Fire Department - A Historical Look Back By John Verbeek
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Rising from the ashes of a major fire in the downtown core on November 16, 1832, the Hamilton Fire Department has evolved from a citizens bucket brigade into a firefighting force of over 750... More > personnel. Take a look back at those early days starting in 1833 when the first Central Fire Station was constructed to the beginnings of a full time Department on January 14, 1879. Read about several of this City's most devastating fires including the Fisher and McQuesten Foundry fire, the human tragedies at the Moose Hall fire in 1944 and the Wentworth Arms Hotel in 1976 and re-visit one of Hamilton's most notorious fires which occurred in 1997. On a more personal note, read about Hamilton firemen who gave their lives in World War 1 while serving their country and those who died in the line of duty while serving the citizens of Hamilton. This book captures 187 years of history, a story of people, places and events that together tell the story of the Hamilton Fire Department< Less
Nevada Fire By Harry Wheeler
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History of Nevada Fire Departments. A compilation of patches and stories from all Nevada counties and their associated fire protection services
The Firehouse Fraternity: An Oral History of the Newark Fire Department Volume V Riots to Renaissance By Neal Stoffers
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In Riots to Renaissance the story of the NFD from that fateful July in 1967 to the experiences of 2003 are recounted. The men who fought the fires of the Riots describe in detail how they dealt with... More > the societal chaos that was Newark in July of 1967. If you have read A View from the Firehouse: The Newark Riots, you are familiar with the history of those troubled nights. The stories told in this book will introduce you to how it felt and what members of the Newark Fire Department did to get through that time. The next chapters follow Newark and her fire department as they spiral downward. During the 20 years that followed the Riots, it appeared America’s cities would simply burn to the ground, but by the late 1980s hope had crept back into the picture. Newark was transformed,some say becoming America’s renaissance city. Follow Newark firefighters through the worst period in the history of the city and into an era of hope.< Less
The Firehouse Fraternity: An Oral History of the Newark Fire Department Volume V Riots to Renaissance By Neal Stoffers
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In Riots to Renaissance the story of the NFD from that fateful July in 1967 to the experiences of 2003 are recounted. The men who fought the fires of the Riots describe in detail how they dealt with... More > the societal chaos that was Newark in July of 1967. If you have read A View from the Firehouse: The Newark Riots, you are familiar with the history of those troubled nights. The stories told in this book will introduce you to how it felt and what members of the Newark Fire Department did to get through that time. The next chapters follow Newark and her fire department as they spiral downward. During the 20 years that followed the Riots, it appeared America’s cities would simply burn to the ground, but by the late 1980s hope had crept back into the picture. Newark was transformed,some say becoming America’s renaissance city. Follow Newark firefighters through the worst period in the history of the city and into an era of hope.< 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
Justice by Fire! By Lyndia Glover
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On August 1, 2006, Detective Cheerie (large male cream colored cat) and I (Bentley Brighton) were enjoying a nice afternoon at Aylesbury Park in London. We often go there to people watch. Our... More > relaxing time was interrupted by a phone call from Inspector Jiles of Scotland Yard. A corpse had just been discovered in a burning car at 5961 Lynshire Drive, a vacant lot in London. The car had been doused with a flammable fluid. Inspector Jiles requested that Detective Cheerie assist with the investigation. The victim was a young woman. Her body was not totally burned. The gruesome sight had been found and the fire department called, soon after the fire started. Would Detective Cheerie be able to find out why Belle Holdenfer had become the victim of this horrendous crime? **Eighty-third book in the series** Watch for new books!< Less

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