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NFHC is a nonprofit organization working to preserve the written history of the American fire services and fire protection disciplines. We support individual researchers, fire departments, higher education, libraries, museums, and others who wish to collect, catalog and preserve and share fire-related historical information.

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Robert J. Brady, Sr. (1919-1992) is an audiovisual pioneer. He combined new and developing training technology with Fire and EMS content to form the Robert J. Brady Company, one of the world's largest Fire and EMS publishing companies. His love and respect for the Fire/EMS service continued in his retired years. There he chose to spend a large port...

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  • The National Fire Heritage Center
  • Physical Address: 17701 Creamery Road, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727
    Mailing Address: P.O. Drawer 76, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727
  • Phone: (301) 876-3454