The hardcover, full-cover book contains 264
pages with over 2,100 photos including over 950 portraits of active and retired personnel. All divisions and functions of the fire department featured, along with the history of the fire department depicted in visual timelines and text narratives.
Read the complete text history.
Copies of the book are available for reading at the
Raleigh Fire Museum. The museum is open monthly, on the second
Saturday of each month, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Production started in February 2012, and the first portraits were taken by Strawbridge Studios in April. Crew photos of all stations were submitted in the fall, and the winter months were spent finishing the writing and design.
Read production notes