• P.O. Drawer 76, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727
  • (916) 667-1313

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Preserve the historical documents of the American fire service. Facilitate historical review and research to approaches and methods to save human life from destructive fires and mitigate fire losses in the future.

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The NFHC is a non-profit organization working to preserve the written history of “fire in America.” We support individuals, fire departments, libraries, museums and others who wish to collect, catalog and preserve fire-related writings.

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In a fire protection career spanning 52, Dr. Harry E. Hickey influenced many people in the fire service, academia, insurance and research, as an authority in topics such as hydraulics and public protection. Dr. Hickey was initially inspired to fire protection service by his family. Born on September 3rd, 1930 in Fredonia, New York to Mr. and Mrs. E...

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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: (916) 667-1313