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Sale of Toronto Ambulance History Book

Date: 2017-10-07

184 Years of Toronto Ambulance History

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A book detailing 184 years of history surrounding ambulance services within the City of Toronto. A journey from the first cholera “Paramedic" through horse drawn response vehicles manned by police officers, funeral home operated services, Toronto Dept. of Health and all the way up to the current multi-level, highly educated Paramedics of today. Detailed history of some of the worst days within the city including hurricanes, airplane crashes, subway disasters all while profiling the equipment, services, technology and the men & women who have pioneered and persevered in their service to the citizens of the City of Toronto.

This book also looks at the dispatching of ambulances, training of staff, special teams, support services, major incidents in Toronto, important milestones and auxiliary services. Read the experiences of various pioneers who came forward to share their experiences while working in this profession. You will also view over 500 photos and illustrations including many that are part of private collections now revealed for the first time.

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388 pages, over 500 photos and illustrations.

16" X 20" folded vehicle history poster insert.

A professionally printed and bound “coffee table quality" book.

$80.00 each includes domestic shipping

For International or multiple orders please contact for quote.

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