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Flame Fighters

The Flame Fighters of Morristown


Friday September 29, 2017
7:00 PM
The Morristown Fire Department

220 Years of Serving the People of Morristown

1797 - 2017

The Flame Fighters of Morristown tells the story of 220 years of firefighting in Morristown, from bucket brigades to the thoroughly modern Fire Department of today. The evolution of the individual fire companies is discussed as well as the equipment used in the past and that employed today.

 

Major fires in Morristown, with photos, and the human side of our firefighters are portrayed. The book is lavishly illustrated showing the progression of the fire department over 220 years.

 

A native of New York City, Dr. Robert J. Fredericks has lived in Morristown and Morris Township for 49 years. A U.S. Navy Veteran, he is a Past President of the Morris County Historical Society and The Washington Association of New Jersey and currently is the Morris Township Historian.


This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


 


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