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Rescue at Engine 32

Jessica Locke’s affection for firefighters comes through in this touching memoir. Their heroism will surprise you, and the bonds of affection between the writer and her subjects will inspire you.” 

–Terry Golway, author of  So Others Might Live

This is the true story of one woman’s journey to come to the aid of firemen devastated by the loss of four members of their Company and 339 of their brethren on September 11, 2001.  It is about the ultimate rescue, for in a startling reversal of roles the firefighters help to heal the author’s own traumatic past.

In a tone both poignant and thoughtful, Ms. Locke provides an authentic, historical account of life in a New York City firehouse.  Her acceptance past the “big red doors” and a line of battle-hardened firefighters is a heartwarming tribute to how giving to others can become the ultimate experience of receiving.