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The Sherry-Netherland Hotel Fire New York City April 12, 1927
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » North America
The Sherry-Netherland opened for business on November 1, 1927. In the spring of '27 a large fire brought about construction delays. The failure of a standpipe nearly resulted in the building's destruction. My e-book looks at the era of great hotel construction in New York City. Architects designed the Sherry-Netherland, the Pierre, the Breakers (Miami) and many more great hotels in the 1920s.
Hotel Windsor Fire Fifth Avenue, New York City March 17, 1899
Price: $3.05 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 19th Century
The Windsor Hotel was a fixture on Fifth Avenue in the late 19th century. John D. Rockefeller, authors Matthew Arnold and Oscar Wilde and foreign dignitaries stayed there regularly. My e-book looks at the day of the fire and recounts eyewitness accounts of events. It is likely that the inferno began on the first floor. A stray match or a blaze that began in the kitchen may have been responsible.
Burned Beyond Recognition The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire March 25, 1911
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Labor rights, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
The inferno in the Asch Builiding on March 25, 1911 is undoubtedly the most notorious and influential industrial fire in history. From the ashes of the 8th, 9th and 10th floors grew a strong International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU). Ironically the union was founded the year before. 146 lives, most of them young immigrant women, were lost in the disaster. It might have been prevented.
U.S. Fire Administration and National Fire Academy Field Operations Guide (FOG) - ICS 420-1 - Guidance for the Application of the Incident Command System (ICS), Command, Planning, Multi-Casualty
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,950. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Emergency Management
The content of the Field Operations Guide (FOG) is intended to provide guidance for the application of the Incident Command System (ICS) to any planned or unplanned event.
The Spark
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 99,080. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The Spark is a fast paced, intelligent thriller that offers an insider’s view of the unique and demanding world of firefighting. Written by a veteran firefighter, the book gives a firsthand account of the merciless heat and blinding smoke, the camaraderie and conflict, the moments of grim hilarity, unexpected grace and heartbreaking tragedy that are part of life in the fire service.
Mangrove Underground
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ben Gates must catch whoever is setting a series of mysterious wildfires before they destroy his hometown . . . and before the arsonist can pin the blame on Ben. A USA Book News Best Books Award finalist in literary fiction.
Fire Horses
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A story about a group of retired firefighters being called to duty to fight one last fire. You will find the heart and spirit of all firefighters in the pages of Fire Horses. The danger, dedication, and daring of firefighting are highlighted as the retired firefighters make a desperate attempt to rescue people trapped in a fire at a rural hospital.
This Will Kill You
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,490. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Jason Cassidy, Iraq war vet, works for the Forest Service on the Klamath River, wants to write books or go back to war. He can’t figure it out. He starts off writing an action/thriller, but life takes matters out of his hands. His girlfriend reveals she’s pregnant, he suspects it’s no accident. When called to fight a fire in the Trinity Alps, he and his crew face death in harrowing circumstance.
Slow Burn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,860. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Scarred by a brutal past, haunted Army Ranger Jake Coyle found a lonely paradise at a fire lookout in the mountains above Los Angeles. Now paradise is about to burn. As a firestorm ignites, four gunmen enter the forest with Coyle in their sights. When Kate Sever and her young son, Zach are thrust into Coyle's nightmare, Coyle has one last a shot at redemption...If he can keep them alive.
Burn Out
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,270. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Elizabeth Murphy has conversed with animals all her life. When she takes a temp clerk job at Division HQ of the county fire department, she discovers irregularities that not only jeopardize but target fire fighters, including her husband. Curious and determined, she visits the scenes of suspicious fires and elicits valuable information, however from unusual sources. Animals.