Michael Morse, an eighteen year veteran firefighter and EMT, takes you along for the ride as he and his fellow officers respond to emergency calls on the streets of Providence, RI. Race from one call to the next as Morse goes from facing life and death emergencies to treating minor injuries and carting drunks to detox.
See for yourself how difficult, frustrating and at times heartbreaking this job can be, as lives are lost, scarce medical resources squandered and futures altered. Experience the heartache and joy of losing and saving lives during this incredible journey. The story that unfolds is true and the people are real.
This edition includes Michael Morse’s Rescuing Providence and Rescue 1 Responding.
Michael Morse lives in Warwick, RI with his wife, Cheryl, two Maine Coon cats, Lunabelle and Victoria Mae, and Mr. Wilson, their dog. Daughters Danielle and Brittany live nearby. Michael spent twenty-three years working in Providence, RI, as a firefighter/EMT before retiring in 2013 as Captain, Rescue Co. 5. His books and articles offer fellow firefighters/EMTs and the general public a poignant glimpse into one person’s journey through life, work, and hope for the future.