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Fire Stations of Westchester County


Fire Stations of Westchester County provides fire buffs, historians and everyone with a connection to this part of the historic Hudson Valley an engaging and interesting glimpse at Westchester County's Fire Stations, the hi-tech equipment used and a look back at the historical fire-fighting apparatus used in the past.

With almost 400 full-color photographs, Fire Stations of Westchester County offers an in-depth look at every fire station and the equipment used in the county today. Take a trip down memory lane, relive your past, and discover how both career and volunteer firefighters provide fire protection to almost one-million residents.

The book features an Anteforword by Robert Outhouse, president of the Hudson Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association and a Foreword by Robert M. Fritsche, president of the Westchester County Volunteer Firemen's Association.

Written and photographed by Westchester County author, photographer and Buchanan Engine Company No. 1 Fire Police Sergeant, Mark G. Young, Fire Stations of Westchester County is the first comprehensive look at fire fighting in Westchester County.

Product Details:

Language‏: ‎ English
Hardcover: ‎ 152 pages gloss
ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0-9797782-0-9
Item Weight: ‎ 28 ounces
Dimensions: ‎ 8.76 x 0.61 x 11.24 inches

About the Author

Mark G. Young was born on an American army base in Germany. He spent the early part of his life in New Jersey, before moving to Australia when he was 9-years-old.

He grew up in Perth, Western Australia, and worked as a journalist, photographer and public relations professional in several Australian towns and cities before returning to the United States in 1993.

He quickly settled in New York City where he worked as a reporter, editor, public relations executive, tour guide, ice cream store owner, adjunct professor and author.

After the birth of his son, Jackson, he moved to Westchester County with his son, and wife Pam, and settled in Eastchester, where he still resides.

As a result of changes to the media landscape, he retrained as a barber and hairdresser and owns his own shop in the Village of Buchanan.

He is a fire police sergeant, and trustee, with the Buchanan Engine Company No. 1, Inc.