The Last Men Out

Author: Tom Downey
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805078442
Size: 48.12 MB
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The nephew of the legendary Chief Ray Downey, late head of rescue operations of the FDNY, takes readers into the heart of one of the nation's most elite firehouses--New York's Rescue 2 unit--introducing the humor, camaraderie, and grit that ...


Author: David Halberstam
Publisher: Hyperion
ISBN: 9780786888511
Size: 32.31 MB
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In a tribute to the firefighters who lost their lives following the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, the author explores the lives of members of FDNY Engine 40 Ladder 25, offering a portrait of everday life in a firehouse and ...

The Rescue Company

Author: Ray Downey
Publisher: Fire Engineering Books
ISBN: 091221225X
Size: 30.11 MB
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Part I: Getting started - the rescue company and its people What resue is about Recruiting and staffing Rescue apparatus Tools and equipment State-of-the-art equipment Training Part II: Rescue incidents Impalement Operating on air Buried ...

Report From Engine Co 82

Author: Dennis Smith
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 9780759521421
Size: 41.10 MB
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From his bawdy and brave fellow firefighters to the hopeful, hateful, beautiful and beleaguered residents of the poverty-stricken district where he works, Dennis Smith tells the story of a brutalising yet rewarding profession.

First In Last Out

Author: John Salka
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781591840688
Size: 28.68 MB
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A veteran FDNY firefighter describes the field-tested management strategies that help commanders lead teams into a raging fire, explaining how the fire department develops loyalty, trust, and grace under pressure and how such principles as ...

Report From Ground Zero

Author: Dennis Smith
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446497496
Size: 61.60 MB
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Report from Ground Zero is a tribute to those heroes for our troubled times.

Working Fire

Author: Zac Unger
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780143034957
Size: 43.15 MB
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The author chronicles his journey from Ivy League graduate to dedicated firefighter and paramedic, discussing his training, the moments of triumph and tragedy, the harrowing and hilarious calls, and his passion for his work.

B Shifter A Firefighter S Memoir

Author: Nick Brunacini
Publisher: Across the Street Prod.
ISBN: 9780974753461
Size: 59.82 MB
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Brunacini makes the observation that fire departments more closely resemble cults or severely dysfunctional families than a regular workforce.

So Others Might Live

Author: Terry Golway
Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)
Size: 26.21 MB
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A history of the FDNY, from the volunteers of the early 1700s to the rescue teams of September 11, 2001, offers stories of heroic firefighters and significant events.

38 Years A Detroit Firefighter S Story

Author: Bob Dombrowski
Publisher: Page Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1628384174
Size: 59.44 MB
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Decorated firefighter and true-blue Detroiter Bob Dombrowski risked life and limb saving lives for as long as he could remember.