Raleigh and Wake County Firefighting by Michael J. Legeros -
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- Accident database. http://www.airdisaster.com
(July 13, 2002).
- Accident database. http://www.air-safety.net
(September 8, 2002).
- American LaFrance company records, 1913-68.
- American LaFrance company museum. http://www.americanlafrance.com/Museum/
(March 9, 2002).
- American LaFrance Photo Archives. http://www.geocities.com/american_lafrance_1903/
(May 13, 2002).
- Anderson, Norman P., and B.T. Fowler. Raleigh:
North Carolina's Capital City in Postcards (Images
of America Series). Charleston: Arcadia, 1996.*
- Apex Fire Department, assorted records.
- Battle, Kemp D. 1792-1892, The Centennial
Celebration of Raleigh, NC, Raleigh: Edwards and
Broughton, 1893. *
- Bay Leaf Fire Department, assorted records.
- Beal, Candy Lee Metz. Raleigh: The First 200
Years, 1992. *
- Byrd, Thomas M. Around and About Cary. Ann
Arbor: Edwards Brothers, 1984. *
- Cary Fire Department, assorted records.
- Cary News, various issues. *
- Cary, Town of, assorted records.
- City of Raleigh annual reports, various years.
- City of Raleigh, City Council minutes, various
- City of Raleigh, The History of Pullen Park.
(March 9, 2001).
- City of Raleigh Museum, "Lost Raleigh"
exhibit (March 2, 2002).
- City of Raleigh Planning Department. "Fire
Protection: A Study of Fire Station Locations and
- City of Raleigh Public Affairs Department.
"History of Raleigh Fire Department." http://www.raleigh-nc.org/fire/history.htm
(August 6, 2001).
- Clark, James W., Jr (Ed.). Talking About
Raleigh: A Bicentennial Oral History. Raleigh:
North Carolina State University Humanities Extension
Publications, 1993. *
- Conway, W. Fred. Those Magnificent Old Steam
Fire Engines. New Albany, IN: Fire Buff House,
- Ditzel, Paul. Fire Alarm! The Fascinating Story
Behind the Red Box on the Corner. New Albany,
IN: Fire Buff House, 1997.
- Duliba, Leo E., Jeffrey Harkey, and Robert Konicus.
"Capital Rigs: Raleigh, North Carolina." Fire
Apparatus Journal 9, No. 6 (1992).
- Durham Highway Fire Department, assorted records.
- Durham Morning Herald, October 1, 1955,
"Volunteers Ready If Fire Strikes."
- Fairgrounds Fire Department, assorted records.
- Fairview Fire Department, assorted records.
- Falls Fire Department, assorted records.
- Farmer and the Mechanic, assorted issues.*
- Fuquay-Varina Fire Department, assorted records.
- Garner Fire Department, assorted records.
- Gold Leaf Farmer, assorted issues.*
- Hill’s Raleigh City Directory. Richmond: Hill’s
Directory Company, 1903–1977. *
- Holleman, Carl P. (Toby). Pluck, Perseverance
and Paint. Durham: Moore Publishing Co., 1973. *
- Hopkins Fire Department, assorted records.
- Hose & Nozzle, published by North
Carolina State Firemen's Association, assorted
- Hutchins, Nan. Cameron Village: A History
1949-1999. Raleigh: Spirit Press, 2001. *
- Knightdale, Town of. http://www.ci.knightdale.nc.us/.
- Kulikowski, Jennifer A. and Kenneth E. Peters. Historic
Raleigh (Images of America Series). Charleston:
Arcadia, 2002. *
- Lancaster, Marshall. Raleigh: An Unorthodox
History of North Carolina's Capital. Down Home
Press, 1992. *
- Marr, Jay, "Cary Got Disgusted," The
State (September 22, 1956). *
- McCall, Walter. American Fire Engines Since
1900. Glen Ellyn, Illinois: Crestline
Publishing, 1976. *
- Murray, Elizabeth Reid. Wake: Capital County of
North Carolina, Vol. 1— Prehistory Through
Centennial. Raleigh: Capital County Publishing,
- National Transportation and Safety Board, assorted
- News and Observer, assorted issues. *
- North Carolina Division of Forest Resources,
- North Carolina Secretary of State corporation
- North Carolina Standard, various issues. *
- Oral histories, assorted.
- Perkins, David (Ed.), Raleigh: A Living History.
John F. Blair, 1994. *
- Peterson, Edward L, and Ed Lindley Peterson, First
to the Flames, Krause Publications, 1999.
- Raleigh and Wake County Fire Departments. http://www.legeros.com/ralwake.
- Raleigh-Durham International Airport Emergency
Services, assorted records.
- Raleigh Fire Department, assorted records.
- Raleigh Fire Department. Raleigh Fire
Department, 1984. Dallas: Taylor Publishing Co.,
- Raleigh Fire Department. Raleigh Fire and
Rescue, 1984–2002. Dallas: Taylor Publishing
Co., 2002. *
- Raleigh Register, assorted issues.
- Raleigh Sesquicentennial Commission. Raleigh:
Capital of North Carolina. Owen G. Dunn, 1942.*
- Raleigh Times, assorted issues. *
- Redman, Mark A., and Peter Brock. "On the
Runway: Raleigh-Durham International Airport," Fire
Apparatus Journal 19, No. 5 (2002).
- Reid, Elizabeth D., ed. From Raleigh’s Past.
Raleigh: Branch, Banking and Trust Co., 1965. *
- Reid, Elizabeth Davis. "Fire Protection,
Raleigh, NC," unknown where published or first
- Rolesville Fire Department, assorted records.
- Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps. New York: Sanborn Map
Co., 1884–1949. *
- Simmons-Henry, Linda and Linda Harris Edmisten. Culture
Town: Life in Raleigh's African American Communities.
Raleigh: Raleigh Historic Districts Commission,
- Southern Bell telephone books, various years. *
- Stolphen, Steve. Raleigh: A Pictorial History.
Norfolk, Virginia: The Donning Co., 1977. *
- Stony Hill Fire Department, assorted records.
- Summerall, Hope. History of Wake County North
Carolina. Raleigh: Edwards and Broughton
Printing Company, 1922. *
- Swift Creek Fire Department, assorted records.
- U.S. Office of Civilian Defense, A Handbook For
Auxiliary Firemen, Washington, DC: GPO, 1941.
- Unofficial Swift Creek Fire Department Web Site. http://www.echomarket.com/scfd/
(July 13, 2002).
- Vickers, James. Raleigh: City of Oaks—An
Illustrated History. Sun Valley, California:
American Historical Press, 1997. *
- Wake County Bicentennial Commission, assorted town
- Wake County Department of Public Safety, Major
Response / Logistics Services Division. Hurricane
Fran, Final Report, January 1997. *
- Wake County Fireman's Association, assorted
- Wake County Historic Preservation Committee, Landmark
News, January 1997.
- Wake County real estate records.
- Wake Forest Fire Department, assorted records.
- Wake Weekly, various issues. *
- Waugh, Elizabeth Culbertson. North Carolina’s
Capital Raleigh. Raleigh: The Junior League of
Raleigh, 1992. *
- Wendell, Town of. http://townofwendell.com/.
- Wendell Fire Department, assorted records.
- Western Boulevard Fire Department, assorted
- Western Wake Fire Department, assorted records.
- Wilson, Lee. City of Raleigh Fire Apparatus,
- Yrac Fire Department, assorted records.
- Zebulon Fire Department, assorted records.
- Zebulon Record, assorted issues. *
* Available at one or more Wake County public
- Hubert Altman (3)
- Judy Cockerham (1)
- North Carolina Office of Archives and History (16)
- North Carolina State University Special
- Raleigh City Museum (1)
- Buddy Scarboro (2)
- University of North Carolina Special Collections
- Apex (2)
- Bay Leaf (3)
- Cary (16)
- Eastern Wake1 (2)
- Fairview (4)
- Fuquay-Varina (1)
- Garner (3)
- Hopkins (1)
- Morrisville (1)
- Raleigh (15)
- Rolesville (1)
- Stony Hill (1)
- Swift Creek (1)
- Wake Forest (2)
- Wendell (3)
- Western Wake (5)
- Zebulon (4)
1 Listed in book as Knightdale Fire
- Durham Herald-Sun (1)
- Gold Leaf Farmer (1)
- News & Observer2 (73)
- Raleigh Times2 (18)
- Wake Weekly (2)
- Zebulon Record (1)
2 Provided with assistance of North
Carolina Office of Archives and History.
- Thomas Babb (1)
- Peter Brock (1)
- Brian Cammack (1)
- Jo Fulton (1)
- David Grant (1)
- Dale Johnson (3)
- Gary Knight/CCBI (6)
- Mike Legeros (18)
- Seny Norasingh (1)
- David Ritchie (2)
- Ava King Straughn (2)
- Lee Wilson (9)