TITLE

A Personal Tribute

AUTHOR(S)
Wilmoth, Janet
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Fire Chief;May2004, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Provides a personal tribute to firefighters in the United States. Culture of a volunteer fire department; Activities at the fire station; Brotherhood of firefighters.
ACCESSION #
13232398

 

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