Firefighting in Frederick

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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.
ISBN: 9780738517346
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Maryland
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Authors of Images of America: Firefighting in Frederick Clarence “Chip” Jewell and Warren W. Jenkins are active in the Frederick community. Mr. Jewell, elected to Maryland State Fireman's Hall of Fame in 1995, serves as the director of Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services for Frederick County. Mr. Jenkins is a firefighting and railroad enthusiast who is involved with several Maryland historical societies.