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

The Images of America Series by Arcadia Publishing
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Corrections

Notable errors and omissions.  D'oh!

Page What Was Written What Should Have Been Written
7 The Office of Civil Defense offered funding, equipment, and a countywide radio network. The county Office of Civil Defense offered funding, equipment, and a countywide radio network.
8 Donald Perry, Donald Sykes Donald Sykes
8 Formed in the 1960s, the brigade provided Formed in the 1960s, the brigade provides
15 flames "had toppled flames had toppled
36 merchandise. merchandise.  That's a lot of fleas.
40 GMC 4x4 military surplus pumper Chevrolet 4x4 chassis, former Class 30 brush truck
51 Raleigh Fire Station Raleigh fire station
52 Chevrolet Murphy Chevrolet / Murphy
54 Hester Street Fire Station Hester Street fire station
56 Model years ranged from 1971 to 1982 Model years ranged from 1970 to 1982
58 Pumper-Tanker pumper-tanker
63 January 1959 January 1960
63 Pictured above the Pictured above in the
63 Series pumper (right.) Series pumper (right).
65 [ Picture of Roy High facing right ] [ Picture of Roy High facing left ]
65 Raleigh Fire Station Raleigh fire station
66 An earlier fire stations An earlier fire station
66 Raleigh Fire Station Raleigh fire station
70 used for fire fighting used for firefighting
71 Four years later, it housed Four years later, it also housed
75 the hose bed the hosebed
77 Capt. Lewis Choplin Capt. Leonard Choplin
80 Before they built the fire house Before they built the firehouse
89 Miss Fire Department; Janet Bland; and Miss Fire Department, Janet Bland, and
93 Raleigh Fire Station Raleigh fire station
96 Billy Ray Fuller, (holding hose.) Billy Ray Fuller (holding hose).
97 full-time firefighters during the 1970s.  The number full-time firefighters.  During the 1970s, the number
107 Engine 5(RFD.) Engine 5. (RFD.)
128 Holly Springs Fire Station Holly Springs fire station