RALEIGH AND WAKE COUNTY FIREFIGHTING VOLUME II BY MICHAEL J. LEGEROS

ISBN 0738516201
Retail price $19.99 - 128 pages - Softcover
Approximately 235 black-and-white photographs
Published 2004

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Chapter 4 - Personnel

Station 3, 1943. Standing in front of 135 E. Hargett Street are, left to right, Raleigh firemen Bill Lindsay, Lawson "Foots" Glenn, Capt. Lewis Choplin, Jimmy Poole, B. C. Dowd, Dempsey Collins, and Bill Kelly. (Courtesy of Betty Poole Brinkley.)

Garner Fire Department, c. 1953. Pictured with their first fire truck are, left to right, (front row) Joe Buffaloe, Sam Carroll, J. Noel Bryan, Charlie Ridoutt, and Raymond Umstead; (in truck) Horace Barrow and Archie Castleberry. Before they built the fire house, the fire engine was stored in a garage on Garner Road across from the high school. (GFD.)

Wendell Fire Department, c. 1954. Pictured in this photograph by John Mattox are, left to right, (kneeling) Ransom “Pete” Johnson, J. Malcomb Todd, Doug Mattox, C. Proctor “Proc” Dean, and Clifton “Red” Couick; (standing) Colin Doan, C. Bailey Scarboro, Hugh Moody, Richard Frady, Dover Hinton, Bill Conoley, Ira Johnson, and W. Crawford Coley. (Courtesy of Buddy Scarboro.)

Barbecue, May, 1984. Pictured at a Bay Leaf Fire Department's annual "Chicken Cook" are, left to right, R. L. Harris, Lonnie Dean, Don Heres, David Rogers, Alton Ledford, Ersell Liles, and Mark Peterson. The popular event was discontinued at the end of the decade due to dripping fat. When the Falls Lake watershed was created, environmental restrictions prohibited the free release of grease, and the coast of containment was greater than the revenue generated by the fundraisers. (BLFD.)

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