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A Talent for Fire
By Michael Angel
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction
Wildland firefighter Clark Donnelly must rely upon his supernatural ability to ‘listen’ to the voice of forest fires to keep his team of sawyers and swampers alive amidst a raging inferno.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Emergency Support Function #4 Firefighting (IS-804) - NRF, Forest Service, Hotshot Crews, Wildland Fires, Structural Fires, National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC)
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an introduction to Emergency Support Function (ESF) #4- Firefighting.
After the Fire Is Out
By Preparing Williamson County
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
We realize that recovering from a fire can be a physically and mentally draining process. When fire strikes, lives are suddenly turned around. Often, the hardest part is knowing where to begin and who to contact. We wish to offer the following suggestions to help return your life to normal and quickly correct the fire damage.
FIRE CREW: Stories from the Fireline
By Ben Walters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,950. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Every year, thousands of young men and women think they would like a job as a wildland firefighter. And every year, tens of thousands of them do it — they fight the summer battles of wildfire on the forests and grasslands of the West. Some die. Some have the times of their lives. And many forge lifelong friendships and collect the memories of a lifetime.
Burned Balls and Other Good Times
By Bryan Ratushniak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,510. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Burned Balls and Other Good Times is an account of twenty-five years of the life of a Toronto firefighter. The stories are written much like a diary. It's unedited,opinionated and raw. But the stories are true. Some are funny. Some are disturbing as hell,but all are the things the author has lived through,by the grace of God some just barely, and how he's paid in both physical and mental pain.
FireGrrl
By Sharon Ryals Tamm
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,270. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Fiction
Susan is determined to survive as a forest firefighter in a 1974 experiment few expect to succeed. Wildfire demands teamwork but hostilities simmer. Finally, it is Susan that must hold the line. Harrowing, poetic, and funny, FireGrrl reveals a workingman’s world and a woman’s place in it.
Ghetto Medic: A Father in the 'Hood
By Rachel Hennick
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,090. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
The gripping true story of a Baltimore firefighter who joins the department at the height of the civil rights movement, witnesses the race riots of 1968 and battles the ensuing infernos. After the Great White Flight, Bill Hennick becomes a paramedic. He embarks on a spiritual journey as he risks his life caring for the poor in a city with one of the world's highest crime rates.
My Butterfly
By Laura Miller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,820. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Fiction
Will Stephens doesn't chase dreams outside of his small, Missouri town. He's perfectly happy with his high school sweetheart in his arms, his guitar and his quiet, summer nights. But life for Will is about to change. He's about to find out what it's like to chase a dream--one that he has loved since he first laid eyes on her.
Engine 24 Fire Stories 2
By Joe Corso
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This book is a compilation of eight short FIRE stories written between 1963 and 1972, from notes I wrote after returning from fires. The first story explores the emotions felt when reporting for duty for the first time. The same emotions felt by all firefighters throughout the world on their first day on the job.
Sunrise Meetings: Create Effective Routines To Make Your Business Run Like Clockwork
By Giles Johnston
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,710. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
'Sunrise Meetings' is a practical how to guide to help your business develop effective routines in order to become more productive and run like clockwork.