A Distant Fire – History of FDNY Heroes Book


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A Distant Fire – A History of FDNY Heroes. By: Paul Hashagen. Author, Paul Hashagen been fighting fires since 1975. In 2003, he retired from the FDNY after 25 years of service, with twenty of those years with Rescue Company 1. Paul has captured the spirits of the pioneering firefighters and the thrilling intensity of events that served as the foundation of FDNY’s finest. No fire department has a richer, stronger tradition of courage and daring than the Fire Department of New York City. Revisit the spectacular World Building fire of 1881, the 1945 Ritz Tower explosion, where eight firefighters lost their lives. Drop in on the day in 1945 when a B-25 Bomber crashed into the side of the Empire State Building. An awesome overview of days gone by. Paul is also a contributing editor at Firehouse Magazine and has written several books on the history of the fire service. Softbound. Pgs 334. Over 90 rare B&W Photos and illustrations. Books measures approximately 6 inches wide X 9 inches high. His latest book: “Stories of Fire” is about Rescue Company l, FDNY, which brings you to a new level of ‘no option-must read’ book, is now available