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.
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.
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.
On the Run: A History of Croydon Fire Brigade is a fascinating insight into the bravery and dedication of local firefighters in their duty of preserving property and life in the Croydon area. The book tells the history of the Brigade
Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue: An Illustrated History is a fully illustrated history of the Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service from 1974 to 2004, including over 200 photographs, many of which have never been seen before.
Never before have the heroic deeds of Liverpool's band of brothers been told. For the first time this book brings together the untold stories of Liverpool Fire Brigade: men and women who found their job so very ordinary but were, at times, called upon to undertake extraordinary tasks.
Working as a fireman in London's East End during the early 1970s was no easy ride. In the years before workplace health-and-safety legislation had started to exert its grip, Allan Grice had to cut his fire-and-rescue teeth without the advantages of a breathing apparatus for each member of his crew..
This special edition of the book Images of Fire: Into action with West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service is a hardback bound in red cloth with gold lettering to the front and spine. With the addition of a ribbon marker, and signed by the author, Neil Wallington, this is a very special limited edition run of 75 copies.