David Berkowitz, convicted in 1978 for the ``Son of Sam'' murders in New York, claimed to be a serial arsonist known as the ``Phantom of the Bronx.'' This is a prison photograph of Berkowitz from 2003.
The NATIONAL FIRE JOURNAL is a web log - AKA ``blog'' - written and edited by Vinny Del Giudice, who served as a volunteer fireman and EMT with the Arlington County (Virginia) Fire Department from 1985-1992. Your editor - a member of the Arlington County Fire Department Historical Society - also publishes blogs about the Arlington County (Virginia) Fire Department, the Springfield (Ohio) Fire Rescue Division and others. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (This is a hobby. Suggestions welcomed.)