Burlington Firefighting – Vermont Book


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Burlington Firefighting – Images of America series. Burlington, Vermont. By: Liisa Reiman with forward by: Capt. J. Woodman. This historical handbook richly illustrates the triumphs and tragedies, the hauntings and secrets of the Burlington Fire Department in Vermont. Originating as a bucket brigades, the fire department developed from competing companies that served as elite social clubs into a professional organization that was incorporated in 1895. Author Liisa Reimann, a graduate student at the University of Vermont’s Historic Preservation Program conducted an extensive research on Vermont firefighting. Burlington is a fire department deeply ingrained in traditions. By acquiring access to the history and materials to make this a most informative historical chronology, Reimann has given Burlington a lasting testament to the trials, tribulations and triumphs associated with all aspects of firefighting. Excellent photos of fire apparatus, fire scenes, stations, etc. Softbound. B&W photos. Pages. 128