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Top Firefighting Books – 54 Must Read Books for Firefighters

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I have compiled a list of "Must Read" books as told to me by my readers. I asked what the best fire service books were and got over 50 books mentioned in over 80 comments over at The Fire Critic Facebook Page. Sure, there may be some that were left out, but I think this is a pretty decent list! I have not read many of these...I didn't even know about many of them before today. I have included links to Amazon, so you can get more information and/or purchase them at decent prices. Feel free to add your favorites in the comments if they don't appear here. There are 54 books listed below. Many of the authors have more books on and off this list.

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Fire Bloggers Weigh in on The Brotherhood, Commitment to the Fire Service, and the Chicken vs. the Pig

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The discussion within the post mentioned above and the ones linked to below include some great articles about Brotherhood and committment. Some are very committed, others understand the need for improvement. That is where I am at...I have room for improvement. I should train more, train harder, and commit to working out more. Of all people, I am one of those guys who HAS to put my money where my mouth is.

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Android Applications for the Fire & EMS Service

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Last year, almost to the day, I published an article titled "ANDROID IN THE FIRE SERVICE". I had several comments and then got another one today about applications that firefighters use on their android device. Why not the iphone you might ask? The answer is because I use the Droid X and previously used the Droid. I am also fairly certain that almost all of the applications on the Android network can also be phoned on the iphone network.

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