Fire Fighter (OPL Human Library 2013)
Annotation:Award winning creative non-fiction book about Wangersky’s life as a volunteer firefighter. Vivid description of fighting fires and the effect it had on him.
Annotation:A history of the Department as well as fires in Ottawa and the type of equipment used to fight them.
Annotation:A history of fire from the burning of Rome in 64 AD to the fires that destroyed the World Trade Center in September 2001 and a description of the after effects including changes to safety regulations and fire fighting equipment
Annotation:Matsakis, a psychologist and specialist in post –traumatic stress disorder, writes this book intending to help women married to first responders like military men, policemen and firemen to identify and cope with the fear and anxiety they suffer when their spouses are at work.
Annotation:Stories from the firestorm detail the many forest fires in BC during the summer of 2003. Accounts and stories from over 60 people who lived through it.
Annotation:A novel about a female firefighter involving murder and romance. Available in hard copy, large print, audiobook as well as downloadable as an audiobook and as an ebook.
Annotation:An Academy Award winning film released in 1974 about a skyscraper catching on file during its gala opening, trapping a large number of important guests.