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Tried by fire : the story of the South Australian Country Fire Service / Julie-Ann Ellis
Bib ID 2059890
Format BookBook
Author
Ellis, Julie-Ann
 
Online Versions
Description Adelaide : South Australian Country Fire Service, 2001 
x, 358 p. : ill. (some col.), map, ports. ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 0957747292
Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: Foreword viii
  • Acknowledgements x
  • Chapter One 'Much credit, but little cash' 1
  • Chapter Two The shape of things to come 15
  • Chapter Three Between the community and disaster 44
  • Chapter Four Disaster and after 71
  • Chapter Five Lingering death of a two-headed beast 110
  • Chapter Six Under the Act 143
  • Chapter Seven "Don't quote me..." 205
  • Chapter Eight Complex times 254
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 340-343) and index.

Subjects South Australia. Country Fire Service -- History.  |  Forest fires -- South Australia -- Prevention and control -- History.  |  Fire fighters -- South Australia -- History.
Other authors/contributors South Australia. Country Fire Service
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