Firemen Never Fiddle – Mechanix Illustrated, Sep. 1938

Firemen Never Fiddle By Stanley Gerstin Our modern fire-fighter is a young husky about whose exploits under fire little has been written. This story tells how he is trained; what he does. IN 1871 a cow kicked over a lamp and started a fire that reduced Chicago to ashes, and a bucket of water started … Continue reading Firemen Never Fiddle – Mechanix Illustrated, Sep. 1938

Firefighting Helicopters – Mechanix Illustrated, Mar 1947

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/firefighting-helicopters/ |<< << Previous >>| Next >> 1 of 4 Firefighting Helicopters Guardians of our national forest reserves now have a versatile weapon to pit against nature’s ancient and devastating enemy—fire. BY DAVID P. GODWIN, Asst. Chief, Div. of Fire Control, U.S. Forest Service, as told to James N. Miller THE newest and most promising … Continue reading Firefighting Helicopters – Mechanix Illustrated, Mar 1947

Firefighting Helicopters – Mechanix Illustrated, Aug 1953

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/why-dont-we-have-firecopters/ Why Don’t We Have… FIRECOPTERS? Helicopter fire engines to fight flames from the air and rescue victims trapped on upper floors. By Frank Tinsley REMEMBER the time back in July 1945 when a fog-befuddled Army bomber crashed into the tower of New York’s Empire State Building? The plane smashed through the outer wall and … Continue reading Firefighting Helicopters – Mechanix Illustrated, Aug 1953