The author in his dotage aged at around sixty years of
(I used to be much younger once upon a time!)
I served in the fire service for twenty seven
years. All of them riding the Red Engines, and out of some of the
busiest fire stations in the land. I also served for just under
three years in a large county brigade, where I experienced the
joys and frustrations of the retained side of brigade life.
During this time I amassed a wealth of tales and
stories to tell, so much so they filled three complete books,
almost a thousand pages.
I continue to write, and in due course my new
scribbling's will appear on this site.
I tell of humour and drama, but it would seem
that I excel at the humorous side of writing, so that in some of
my stories you will not be quite sure whether to laugh or to
The last seventeen years of my career were spent
as a rider station officer at Hammersmith fire station in west
London, and many of my tales are told of this period.
A collection of the works of Dave Wilson, author
of three autobiographical/anecdotal books on his 27 years in the
fire service, are all available for free download from this
Just click on one of the books below for the rear cover review
or download the full book for offline reading.
If you would like to obtain hard copies of Daves books. these
can be obtained from Jeremy Mills publishers priced at
£9.99. Their website below. http://www.bgusrv.co.uk/sites/jmp/shop/fsindex.html
If you have enjoyed reading these tales, I would value your comments in my guestbook.
Below are some of my hitherto unpublished
stories, which will be updated from time to time.