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Firefighting in Frederick County (Images of America Series)
     

Firefighting in Frederick County (Images of America Series)

by Clarence Jewell
 

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Images of America: Firefighting in Frederick County honors the contribution of both volunteer and career firefighters through the years. Captured in these 200 vintage images are the local volunteer fire companies, many support agencies, and other emergency services organizations that have been assisting Frederick County for centuries. Featured also will be

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Images of America: Firefighting in Frederick County honors the contribution of both volunteer and career firefighters through the years. Captured in these 200 vintage images are the local volunteer fire companies, many support agencies, and other emergency services organizations that have been assisting Frederick County for centuries. Featured also will be photographs of the Independent Hose Company of Frederick, which has the honor of being the oldest continuously operating fire company in Maryland, having been founded in 1818. Today, Frederick County is home to the National Fire Academy and the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial, both located in Emmitsburg and featured in the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738542072
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
12/01/2005
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Clarence “Chip” Jewell, co-author of Arcadia’s Images of America: Firefighting in Frederick, is the director of Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services for Frederick County and an instructor for the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute. He has served as a volunteer firefighter and emergency medical technician for 36 years. In 1995, he was named to the Maryland State Fireman’s Hall of Fame. His living history presentation on the early Frederick fire service is a favorite throughout Frederick County.

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