I've been reading Last Man Down: A Firefighter's Story of Survival and Escape from the World Trade Center by Battalion Commander Richard Picciotto (retired), struck me on a different cord when I realized I was reading it in front of Engine 76, Ladder 22 and Battalion 11 which is where the book starts.
Title: F.D.N.Y. Any night you could see a group of buffs outside the station, talking over a recent big one,” or the location of the box from which a new call had just been received. This book is very collectable and did not have a big print run because of its small publisher: Western Islands Press.
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