UP IN SMOKE: Stories from a Life on Fire

This is an hilarious, moving and utterly compelling collection of stories from a third-generation firefighter. Warning: may contain cats up trees! Leigh Hosy-Pickett has seen it all in his 25 years as a firefighter. He’s battled infernos and pulled people…

Both Sides of the Fire Line: Memoir of a Transgender Firefighter

Bobbie Scopa is a retired firefighter, podcast host and public speaker, whose upcoming book, Both Sides of the Fire Line: Memoir of a Transgender Firefighter is due to be published by the Chicago Review Press on 6 September 2022. It…

Book Review – Catastrophe and Systemic Change

The Grenfell Tower tragedy was the worst residential fire in London since the Second World War. It killed 72 people in the richest borough of one of the wealthiest countries in the world. Like other catastrophic events before it and…

Book Review: Catastrophe and Systemic Change

The Grenfell Tower tragedy was the worst residential fire in London since the Second World War. It killed 72 people in the richest borough of one of the wealthiest countries in the world. Like other catastrophic events before it and…

Vehicle Extrication – The Next Generation

Vehicle Extrication – The Next Generation is a new book from Rescue Consultant Ian Dunbar in partnership with LUKAS Hydraulik GmbH. Released at the end of June 2020, the 298-page hardcover book provides comprehensive guidance for those involved in the…

Notes from the Fireground – Memoir of a New York Firefighter

In a 33-year career with the New York City Fire Department, Tom Dunne fought hundreds of fires, survived near death incidents, crawled down burning hallways, met unforgettable characters, and witnessed the 9/11 terrorist attack. From working in glittering mid-Manhattan high-rises…

Book Review: Busy as Hell by Mike Foley

When Mike Foley was a child and lost something, his mother would say, “It’s just stuff.”  However, when he lost a marriage, a job, and three generations’ worth of family heirlooms, it’s not easy.  Yet at age 69, the former…

Book Review: Euro Firefighter 2: 6,701 Building Fires

Euro Firefighter 2: 6,701 Building Fires is Paul Grimwood’s follow-up to Euro Firefighter: Fire Tactics and Training Manual. In this new volume, Paul Grimwood examines fire engineering and firefighting tactics to investigate how the ever-changing built environment is shaping current and future…

Book Review: I Can’t Save You, But I‘ll Die Trying: The American Fire Culture

I Can’t Save You, But I’ll Die Trying: The American Fire Culture is a collection of essays representing years of fire-service experience including operations, prevention, education, safety, leadership, culture, and philosophy giving readers, both civilian and firefighters, a new understanding…

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