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The story of firefighting in Frederick, Maryland, is a complex tale of heroism, sacrifice, and duty that dates back to 1818.


Firefighters play a vital role in any time, but it's almost easy to forget the days before mandatory fire safety practices, when most buildings were made of wood, how often the fire department was the only thing to prevent a fire from destroying an entire city. This volume describes the heroic role the fire department has played in defending the city of Frederick for close to two centuries. Highlighted in this work are the Independent Hose Company, Junior Fire Company, United Steam Fire Engine Company, Citizen's Truck Company, Fort Detrick Fire Department, as well as historic fires, emergency medical services, and major disasters throughout the region.

  • ISBN-13: 9780738517346
  • ISBN-10: 0738517348
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
  • Publish Date: November 2004
  • Dimensions: 9.14 x 6.5 x 0.36 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds
  • Page Count: 128