A vivid chronicle of the firefighter's struggle to subdue nature's most primal and destructive force throughout history.
Contains blazing reports on hundreds of notable fires from all around the world including ship fires, explosions, forest fires and fires used as weapons.
Jack Gottschalk served for many years as a licensed fire investigator, gaining hands-on experience of all facets of fire prevention, detection and analysis. He has written numerous articles for US and international journals, and maintains close tieswith firefighting agencies around the world. He lives in New Jersey.