Orlando Firefighting (Images of America Series)

Orlando Firefighting (Images of America Series)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738553078
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 01/28/2008
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 127
Sales rank: 1,267,442
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


Ginger Bryant is a teacher of high school British literature and journalism. Combining her skills as a photographer with her constant quest for a good story, Bryant has compiled images and memories from a wealth of resources.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     6
Foreword     7
Founding Florida and Its Fire Laddies     9
The Old Fire King     15
Whirligig of Vehicles and Their Homes     25
Practice, Prevention, and Public Relations     49
Mutual Aid     65
Thrill Throwers and Fire Fiends     77
Local Favorites and World-Famous Faces     95
Fallen but Never Far from Mind     109
A New Century of Service     117
Bibliography     127

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Orlando Firefighting (Images of America Series) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Ginger Bryant does a wonderful job outlining the history of the great organization known as the Orlando Fire Department. The tradition and heritage of this Central Florida boomtown has grown over the years, but the love for the job is still as evident as the members of today as it was for the members of yesteryear. This is a great read, followed by great pictures of the OFD. Great job Ginger!