LAFD – Land, Sea & Air – A pictorial History of the Los Angeles City Fire Department. This is a book that will take you through the colorful history of the Los Angeles City Fire Department from the first volunteers who fought fires in the small pueblo town that is presently the metropolis of the Los Angeles of today. Presently, there are over 3,000 paid firefighters. The numerous photos illustrates the history of this fine Department from the first horse drawn steamers, the first motorized apparatus and up to the state-of-the-art equipment used today. You will have the opportunity to view the different emergencies that the LAFD responds to from the San Pedro Harbor, to the San Fernando Valley – be it via land, sea or air. LAFD is celebrating its 120th Birthday and it is about time a book is published to allow everyone to view these many fire photos and by all means – a ‘must read’ for any fire buff and enthusiasts throughout the word. This publication has been prepared by the Los Angeles Fire Department Historical Society. B&W and first rate color photos. Hardbound. Measures 9 ¼” X 12 ¼”.