The Resource Long Beach Fire Department, Glen Goodrich, (ebook)

Long Beach Fire Department, Glen Goodrich, (ebook)

Label
Long Beach Fire Department
Title
Long Beach Fire Department
Statement of responsibility
Glen Goodrich
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Long Beach Fire Department's adaptability has been tested by a wide variety of disasters that have marked it as a unique firefighting force on the West Coast. Thousands of residents and others have owed their very lives to the department since its 1897 formation. The LBFD moved into action during the devastating 1933 Long Beach earthquake, in which its own Fire House No. 1 was reduced to rubble. Its firefighters have quelled oilfield blazes through the 20th century, and its fireboats have poured water onto flames engulfing the docks and warehouses of the bustling port. Other duties have included such side excursions as working standby during Howard Hughes's 1947 flight of the Spruce Goose and taking care of Sam the cat, a Station 6 mainstay who slid down the fire pole to the delight of television audiences
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Goodrich, Glen
Dewey number
979.4/93
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Fire departments
  • Fire fighters
  • Long Beach (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Long Beach Fire Department, Glen Goodrich, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
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Isbn
9781439614402
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11450017
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11450017
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MWT11450017
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Long Beach Fire Department, Glen Goodrich, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781439614402
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11450017
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11450017
System control number
MWT11450017
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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