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Fire Engines, The World Encyclopedia of: An illustrated guide to fire trucks around the world and a history of firefighting in 700 photographs (Hardback)

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This newly updated encyclopedia of fire engines from all over the world charts their history from Roman times to the super-advanced firefighting machines that we rely on today. An A-Z of fire engine manufacturers depicts each type, from General Motors in the USA and Metz in Germany, to Hino in Japan. There is documentation of early fires, including the Great Fire of London, and a section on modern-day fire brigades provides facts about training, uniforms and special rescue techniques. With 700 photographs, many depicting fire engines in action, this fabulous book is an essential history, identifier and source book of fire engines and firefighting.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial welfare & social servicesEmergency servicesFire services Publisher: Anness Publishing Publication Date: 15/03/2022 ISBN-13: 9780754835486  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Neil Wallington worked as a professional firefighter for over 30 years. He was International President of the Institution of Fire Engineers, and has served on the Secretary of State's Fire Service Advisory Council. Neil now works as a fire security consultant in the UK and abroad

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