A History of Firefighting in Cambridgeshire, Eddie Baker's second book, describes the history of firefighting in the county of Cambridgeshire from the very early days of the village volunteers up to the modern day service.
Paul Grimwood has responded and worked from over a hundred fire stations in the USA and Europe. In Euro Firefighter, his third book, he demonstrates how the very best strategies and tactical approaches from Europe and the USA may be effectively combined to enhance firefighter tactics and safety at structure fires.
Fire and Water: The London Firefighters' Blitz 1940-42 Remembered is an anthology of 23 separate contributions written and illustrated by London firefighters during the Blitz of the Second World War. The book forms a unique record of one of the most fiery and dramatic periods in British history.
This comprehensive publication contains important practical information in the field of fire protection by an author who served in the fire service and latterly as an independent fire engineering consultant and fire investigator.
Although firefighting has a long history in Britain, at the turn of the twentieth century there was not yet a comprehensive service covering all areas. As major centres of British industry, Newcastle and Sunderland both had professional fire brigades. However, as the cities and industries grew it was no longer possible to ignore the need for all citizens...
From the earliest times, Worcestershire has suffered from the ravages of fire. Early records show that Worcester Cathedral has been plagued with fire on numerous occasions from the eleventh century onwards.
The fact that London was not burnt to the ground in the Second World War is a direct tribute to the Fire Service of the time. In 1940, incendiaries and highly explosive bombs rained down on London for 57 consecutive nights. Firemen at War is the story of that time
Gateway Firefighters is an illustrated history of the Southampton Brigade, with information on events, engines, stations and the firefighters themselves. Includes an appendix with detailed historical records of the Brigade.