Working Fire: The Making of a Fireman

Working Fire: The Making of a FiremanZac Unger didn t feel like much of a fireman at first Most of his fellow recruits seemed to have planned for the job all their lives he was an Ivy League grad responding to an ad at a bus stop He couldn t keep his boots shined, and he looked terrible in his uniform Working Fire is the story of

Report from Ground Zero

Report from Ground ZeroThe tragic events of September 11, 2001, forever altered the American landscape, both figuratively and literally Immediately after the jets struck the twin towers of the World Trade Center, Dennis Smith, a former firefighter, reported to Manhattan s Ladder Co 16 to volunteer in the rescue efforts.

Firefighters: Their Lives in Their Own Words

Firefighters: Their Lives in Their Own WordsAn unforgettable journey through the daily lives of the brave men and women who have made saving lives their profession.Dennis Smith, author of Report from Engine Co 82, traveled across the country talking to dozens of America s firefighters to put together this powerful collection of their own

Firehouse

FirehouseOne of America s most distinguished reporters and historians offers the deeply moving personal story of Engine 40, Ladder 35 located on the West Side of Manhattan near Lincoln Center and the absolute sacrifice its firefighters made on September 11, 2001 On the morning of September 11, 2001,

Crew Resource Management for the Fire Service

Crew Resource Management for the Fire ServiceImagine a safer and efficient fireground without the expense of the latest equipment or technical training Crew Resource Management for the Fire Service aims to reduce injuries and fatalities on the fireground by preventing human error This book will provide fire service professionals with

The Last Men Out: Life on the Edge at Rescue 2 Firehouse

The Last Men Out: Life on the Edge at Rescue 2 FirehouseThe inside story of one of America s most elite firehouses and the extraordinary brotherhood of men who face extreme danger every dayFirefighting is a world of absolutes evil is a red devil that wants destruction and death, good is a charged hose line, full of water to fight the flames The best

Pass It on: What We Know...What We Want You to Know

Pass It on: What We Know...What We Want You to KnowFor his first book, Chief Billy Goldfeder, a 40 year fire service veteran, solicited insights and pearls of wisdom from our country s greatest firefighters, fire officers and emergency responders The stories that make up this unprecedented collection share many perspectives of the emergency service

So Others Might Live

So Others Might LiveIn the first history of the New York Fire Department FDNY in over sixty years, journalist Terry Golway weaves together stories of heroic firefighters and extraordinary fires to create a moving and original account of New York as seen through the eyes and actions of the city s firefighters From

The Fire Inside: Firefighters Talk About Their Lives

The Fire Inside: Firefighters Talk About Their LivesIn the tradition of Mark Baker s Cops, than 100 top firefighters describe the highs and lows of the world s most dangerous profession.Fascinating and packed with emotion,THE FIRE INSIDE is a unique look at the unseen world of firefighters who risk their lives for strangers every day In their

The Passion of Command: The Moral Imperative of Leadership

The Passion of Command:  The Moral Imperative of LeadershipAuthor royalties go to Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund Active duty Marine Colonel B P McCoy expertly relays his innermost thoughts and feelings, drawing on his mastery of personal leadership He understands the intangibles that make up our modern day warriors, those young Americans on whom we place

Air Management for the Fire Service

Air Management for the Fire ServiceEven though firefighters have strapped on some type of self contained breathing apparatus SCBA for than a century, the proud history of fire service always revered the toughest of the smoke eaters Intermittent use of SCBA, lack of proper procedures and training, and sometimes even those