A photographic review of the City of Chicago Fire Department from 2007 - 2008. Author Gordon J. Nord Jr. has compiled this picture book of 120 pages and presents over 160 color images of the Chicago Fire Department in action. The book includes color images of fires , apparatus and firefighters. This book is a must for any CFD fan or those who want an in depth photographic look into firefighting in the City of Chicago.
Currently the Fire Chief in the Village of Lyons, Illinois - I have over 25 years of Fire Service experience, in addition to taking pictures as a hobby, since 1977. I have had many pictures published in various fire service publications, such as Fire Engineering, Fire Chief and Fire Rescue Magazine. I have had two (2) books published - The Chicago Fire Department "a pictorial review" ( 320 pages of color images taken from 2003-2007 with either white or black pages )and Chicago Fire Department " fires, firefighters and apparatus" ( 120 pages of color images taken from 2007 - 2008). Both books are currently avaliable for purchase at www.blurb.com.
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