The author of Heat “captured words from the heart” in this collection of stories and firsthand accounts of life in the FDNY from fifteen of New York’s Bravest (Library Journal).
In New York City, an average of eleven fires are reported every hour of the day and night, 365 days a year. Now, hear the stories behind the news reports, as America’s courageous fire fighters tell their stories in their own words This is the real story of the men whose lives are dedicated to answering the calls for help. Intense and terrifying, Braving the Flames chronicles the experiences of men who give their blood and sweat to save lives, sometimes at the cost of their own.
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About the Author
Peter Micheels is a staff psychologist at Bellevue Hospital. He is also an honorary Fire Marshall and an honorary Deputy Chief in the FDNY. His articles on the fire service have appeared in Firehouse magazine and the Daily News. He is currently at work on his next book and also served as a script consultant for Peter Berg's Wonderland for the ABC network. Mr. Micheels lives in Manhattan.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Captain George Eysser Ladder 6, Manhattan,
Chapter 2. Lieutenant Robert Quilty Staff Psychologist, FDNY Counseling Unit,
Chapter 3. Dispatcher Herb Eysser Manhattan Communications Office,
Chapter 4. Fireman Lee Ielpi Rescue 2, Brooklyn,
Chapter 5. Lieutenant Gene Dowling Ladder 22, Manhattan,
Chapter 6. Captain Joseph Nardone Ladder 27, Bronx,
Chapter 7. Battalion Chief Richard Fanning Battalion 38, Brooklyn,
Chapter 8. Lieutenant Jack Fanning Ladder 26, Manhattan,
Chapter 9. Fireman Dan Defranco Engine 17, Manhattan,
Chapter 10. Captain Daniel J. Tracy Ladder 110, Brooklyn,
Chapter 11. Lieutenant John Vigiano Rescue 2, Brooklyn,
Chapter 12. Lieutenant James Curran Rescue 1, Manhattan,
Chapter 13. Deputy Chief Vincent Dunn Third Division Commander, Manhattan,
Chapter 14. Chief of Operations (retired), New York City Fire Commissioner (retired) Augustus Beekman,
Chapter 15. Assistant Chief Matthew J. Farrell Manhattan Borough Commander,
Standard Alarm Assignments,