The Last Men Out: Life on the Edge at Rescue 2 Firehouse

The Last Men Out: Life on the Edge at Rescue 2 Firehouse The inside story of one of America s most elite firehouses and the extraordinary brotherhood of men who face extreme danger every dayFirefighting is a world of absolutes evil is a red devil that wants destruction and death, good is a charged hose line, full of water to fight the flames The best and boldest firefighters in the country, the men of Rescueare hand picke


About the Author: Tom Downey

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10 thoughts on “The Last Men Out: Life on the Edge at Rescue 2 Firehouse

  1. Chris Chris says:

    Honestly, I don t know exactly what to say about this book except READ IT This book should be required reading for firefighters and New Yorkers Americans alike These are the stories of the men who lived and died for you These are the men who put it all on the line in the fire filled days of the 70s and 80s These are the men that paid the ultimate sacrifice not


  2. J. Dallas J. Dallas says:

    An up close and personal look at the men of FDNY s elite rescue company These men are the best of the best The ones other firefighters call when the s really hits the fan This book is also a fitting tribute to those of Rescue Co 2 who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty on Sept 11 2001 It doesn t get anyreal than this.


  3. Jordan Larsen Jordan Larsen says:

    In the sacred and gallant fraternity of America s Bravest, there s an elite few who live by the creed Running in when everyone else is trying to get out They are members of New York City s elite Rescue Companies Tasked with a myriad of dangerous and challenging assignments from rescuing civilians to their brothers and sisters in arms, when even the firefighters need to call 9 1


  4. Daniel Stern Daniel Stern says:

    None seem to ever get the feel, the energy, the smells and tastes of firefighting, especially when the author is an outsider In Tom Downey s book, he takes us into the heart of Rescue 2, the rescue company which covers Brooklyn As a frequent traveler to NYC and to work with the FDNY, I have a different view on things than most people, but I believe the non fire person and fire people b


  5. James archer James archer says:

    I decided to read the book The Last Men Out by Tom Downey The book is about him following around Rescue 2 with the FDNY in the 1990 s and early 2000 s He followed them around to see what it was like before and after the 9 11 attacks and how much the FDNY changed the way they do things Before the 9 11 attacks he writes how Rescue 2 went from being only sent to specialized calls and then they got


  6. Brian Zantop Brian Zantop says:

    Ive always had a substantial respect for firemen Their job is one of upmost importance and absolute necessity But now after reading this I realize just how incredible these domestic soldiers really are To put your life on the line day in and day out every single time the radio beckons is something we should all be grateful towards them for 343 lives were lost in the 9 11 tragedy 343 in one hour And yet t


  7. Kevin DeLong Kevin DeLong says:

    Hands down the best firefighter book I ve read I love it because it not only covers history and great fire stories, but it also shows how many aspects of the fire service have changed, especially the attitude and personality of the firefighter.


  8. Kevin Kevin says:

    Really good insight to Rescue 2 Shines light on the lifestyle of a FFR, and does a great job show casing the FFR of FDNY and those involved in 9 11.


  9. Mandy Huot Mandy Huot says:

    I felt this book was just OK.told good fire stories, but didn t feel genuine to me maybe it s just me.


  10. hamptonenglish10 hamptonenglish10 says:

    Talyson GreenMs Brooks Academic English 106 January 2012The Last Men Out is a non fiction biography about how everyday firefighters in New York City put their lives on the line to save others This book talks about the language that firefighters speak when they get called to a fire by the 911 dispatchers For example, when the firefighters hears the dispatcher say 10 60, that means that there is a major emergency that they needs their attent


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