Popular Books on Fire Services

 

There are trillions of books with billions of authors and millions of genres! However, only ten or twelve percent of the total population reads books on all the genres, and even fewer number of people are aware of all the genres. While fictions, thriller, mystery, fairy tales and a few others like this are the more popular genres, some genres are not very well known but are very interesting and help one gain knowledge to some great extent. Books on fire services are one of those genres that are very informative and must be read by all the people out there so that in times of utter need they can come up with some quick and useful solutions or ideas. Not being a part of the commercial committee, many books on fire services are unknown to people except for only the best books on fire services or the most popular books on fire services. But what about them who are looking for all the books on this genre? So, here is a list of books on fire services for them and for all the others who have not read books related to fire services.

Pride & Ownership

The Pride & Ownership is a famous book on fire services. The book has over 150 images, which displays a number of rites and ceremonies. Also, it has a wide range of sample documents for fire company use

Read it For:
Everyone who is involved in the fire services should read the book
Don't Read it For:
Not a single thing is unique in this book
What makes this book stand out?:
The author states an upfront and honest criticism by which you will have an idea about how much important it is to love your job on every level

First in last out

The author offers some of the excellent examples on how to lead the people escaping from a burning area. Having an experience as a Battalion Chief in the New York Fire Dept., Chief Salka has shared some real life examples

Read it For:
The book will help a great deal and might end up making you a hero someday too
Don't Read it For:
It is a good book which teaches you the responsibility of a fire fighter. Those who are used to read unrealistic stories will not be satisfied
What makes this book stand out?:
It properly describes how to lead people escaping from a burning building.

B-shifter

The B-shifter is all about the 1960’s fire which almost killed Nick Brunacini’s father. The book talks about fire and the fire fighter.  

Read it For:
If the reader is a fire fighter or not, he or she will definitely get some thrill by reading the book.
Don't Read it For:
In this book, only the dark shades of a fire-fighter’s life is shown. So, the readers who want to get the overall idea will be left dissatisfied
What makes this book stand out?:
The storytelling ability of the author is excellent which makes it stand out from the crowd

Thirty years on the line

It is a nice book for the ambitious fire fighters as they will have a brief idea about the process. Moreover, the book also shows the problems which these fire fighters usually face

Read it For:
If you have any interest on the life of a fire fighter, then this book might help you to get an idea about their life
Don't Read it For:
The book is very much lengthy and it might bore you a bit
What makes this book stand out?:
With his great storytelling abilities, Leo Stapleton provides an enjoyable reading experience to all the readers
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Step up and Lead

This book will help the fire fighters to learn about the traits and skills for becoming a fire services leader. Also, it helps you to become a successful fire service leader.

Read it For:
A fire fighter must read this book to get the valuable information about leaderships
Don't Read it For:
The book is written in an informative manner and there are not that many variety in the writing which makes it boring for general people
What makes this book stand out?:
It describes about the secrets of effective fire service leadership. Also the book tells how you will reach the top of your profession

To sleep with the angels

In this book, a horrible experience from the Catholic Elementary School in Chicago is described. It talks about the deadliest fire that took place in the USA 60 years ago

Read it For:
The book is well written and it unveils the forgotten story of the USA
Don't Read it For:
The story was too lengthy and sometimes the facts are too repetitive for the reader
What makes this book stand out?:
The book describes the fearful story, which is forgotten. It also tells that the real reason behind the fire is still not found

Extreme Ownership

It is a great book to motivate all the budding fire fighters. Also, it teaches you about the skills required for effective leadership. The book is separated into 12 chapters and each one of them highlights the principle of the leadership

Read it For:
Both the writers share some of their experiences, which are both eye-opening and unique
Don't Read it For:
Sometimes, the reader will notice that some of the facts are highly repetitive
What makes this book stand out?:
The book gives such detailed glimpses into the lives of a fire fighter in action that you may not find somewhere else

In Honor of The Charleston 9

The book tells that how the scenario of the emergency services in South Carolina was changed after the 2007 Sofa Super Store Fire, in which 9 fire fighters were killed.

Read it For:
The book explains how and why the emergency services were changed after the incident
Don't Read it For:
Will not meet the reader's expectations as it has too much of repetitive content
What makes this book stand out?:
This well written book describes that how a tragedy can bring a number of change to any organisation. The author has made an extensive research of over three years

Report from ground zero

In this book, a horror experience of a fire fighter during the tragic events of September 11, 2001 is described. You can get an idea of the tragic attacks by reading the real life stories of that time

Read it For:
To get a realistic idea about what happened after the air attacks, you should go for the book
Don't Read it For:
Not so much is written about a fire fighter’s life. The book just tells the situation after the air crashes
What makes this book stand out?:
The author describes the horror and chaos of the first few hours after the September 2011 air attacks took place

38 years of firefighter story

The book is all about the 38 years of experience of a fire fighter. The author describes his life from a trial man to retiring as a senior chief. He also provides some information about the Motor City

Read it For:
If you have an interest in the lives of fire fighters and also keen to know that what happened in Detroit, you will have to read the book
Don't Read it For:
The union stories which are mentioned by the author are not as good as the fire stories
What makes this book stand out?:
The description of the major historical events as the 1967 Detroit riot and September 11 attack are very realistic as he has witnessed those first-hands

 

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