This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
New York City - This is the main location where events in the book take place.
South Bronx - This is the area served by the author and his fire station.
Engine Co. 82 - This is the FDNY division to which the author is assigned.
Washingtonville - The author and his family live in this small town, which is located 60 miles north of the city where he works.
Manhattan - This is the neighborhood where a firefighter's mother has an apartment; the firefighter often sleeps there when it is too late...
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