King George VI visits Lambeth Fire Station during World War II. Major Frank Jackson, chief of London Fire Brigade during 1940-41 blitz, stands in helmet and uniform in right of photo.
This project took shape following visits to the historic Clerkenwell, Lambeth and Euston fire stations in August 2001. Your editor thanks the following members of the London Fire Brigade for their their hospitality: Robin Whittington, Terry Chaplin, Dave Seaman, Alex Spreadbury, Steve Bowes and John Deans.
Your editor served as a volunteer firefighter and EMT in Virginia from 1985 to 1991. This blog is an attempt to share what was learned.