Tradition of Service is for all who want to learn more about the fire service. Whatever the reason for your interest, there’s sure to be something for you!

This website is dedicated to the enduring ideal of firefighters: humble, hard work to help those in need or danger—our tradition of service.

Fire textbook, notebook, and friction loss calculator on a desk.

Tips about firefighting from research and experience

Engraving of old late 19th century steam fire engine

Firefighting’s past from the 19th and 20th centuries

14 Engine fire station in New York City

Thoughts on firefighting practices in the modern era