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Accession number TR 2011.013
Author JoEllen L. Kelly, Robert A. Yatsuk, J. Gordon Routley
Collection Dennis Smith Collection
ISBN 0883631067
Language English
Number of images 0
Catalog Number 2012.0044
Object Name Book
Physical Description Hardcover, 352 pages
Published Date 2003
Published Place Fairfield, Connecticut
Publisher Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Inc.
Summary Written by experts, historians, fire chiefs, and officers, the book features a collection of 500 contemporary and vintage photographs along with first-hand accounts of courage in the face of danger; essays on urban and wildland firefighting; a look at training, trucks, and apparatus; and an overview of the history of U.S. fire departments, beginning with Ben Franklin's Union Fire Company in Philadelphia in 1736. Also included is information on volunteering, search and rescue, emergency medical services, and response to terrorism.

Created for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
Title Firefighters