Raleigh Fire Department: A Century of Service - 1912-2012

Last updated December 4, 2023



Raleigh Fire Department: A Century of Service - 1912-2012 was published by the Raleigh Fire Department in March 2013. This was the fire department's fourth commemorative book, following "history books" published in 1982, 2002, and 2007. The printing company, which also provided design services, was Strawbridge Studios of Durham. The project's content manager was department historian Mike Legeros, who was also the project's writer and researcher. This document compiles corrections and production notes.

For information of the Raleigh Fire Department's 2007 history book, see this web page. It documents the process used to create Raleigh Fire Department: 95 Years of Services, designed and printed by M. T. Publishing in 2007. The book features text and other materials written and compiled by Mike Legeros.



Table of Contents

Introduction       4
History    9
Firefighters in Action    84
Our Story    90
Stations    121
Apparatus    155
Divisions    161
Retirees    210
Fallen Firefighters    224
Gone Too Soon    225
Special    227
Candid Photos    250
Centennial Events    258

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Page(s) Current Corrected Notes
35 His older brother, Zeno L. Lloyd His older brother, Hugh V. Lloyd  
55 Stan L. Health, Stan L. Heath Women firefighters narrative.
167 Recruit Academy 38 graduated on... Recruit Academy 37 graduated on... Group photo caption.
214 Phillip L. Harrington Philip L. Harrington  
218 Donald L. Perry Donnie L. Perry  
232-233 1954 Reo 1955 Reo  
History Text 1954 Reo 1955 Reo  
Station Histories - Station 11 Opened on November... Opened by November...  
Apparatus Where Are They Now 1954 Reo 1955 Reo  
Front End Sheet Edward G. Ball Edwin G. Ball  
Front End Sheet Phillip L. Harrington Philip L. Harrington  
Rear End Sheet Zeno L. Lloyd (?-?) [ delete ] Was a police officer, but not a fireman, latest sources show.
Rear End Sheet Donald L. Perry Donnie L. Perry  
Rear End Sheet Shelton Charlton Wall Shelton Calvin Wall  
To be added to this list S. Alan Moody S. Allen Moody  
To be added to this list  For Travis Crabtree:
To be added to this list Two-alarms at Meredith Village Apartments at 2423 Wycliff Road on May 21, 2000. Lee Wilson photo.  Three alarms In 2000s timeline section.

Historical Photo Credits

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Production Notes 

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