A Chicago Firehouse: Stories of Wrigleyville’s Engine 78, by Karen Kruse. Forward written by Mike Ditka, writen by the daughter of Captian Robert F. Kruse, who served the Chicago F.D> for over 30 years. This book records the dramatic and touching experiences of Captain Kruse and his fellow firefighters, mixed within the fascinating history of the Lakeview firehouse. Includes first hand accounts of some of Chicago’s most fiery tragedies, the brave men who battled them, and the diverse neighborhood that housed them. Paperback.