Firefighting in Frederick, MD Book


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Firefighting In Frederick – An ‘Images of America’ Series. By Clarence “chip” Jewell and Warren W. Jenkins. The story of firefighting in Frederick, Maryland is a complex tale of heroism, sacrifice and duty that dates back to 1818. This volume describes the vital role the fire department has played in defending the city 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, key fires, emergency medical services and major disasters throughout the region. The authors are active in the Frederick community. Mr. Jewell has been elected to Maryland State Fireman’s Hall of Fame in 1995. Mr. Jenkins is a firefighting and railroad enthusiast who is involved with several Maryland historical societies. High quality B&W photos. Softbound. Pgs. 128