In the line of fire: the history of firefighting in Poreč, is a monograph that through its 254 pages brings a section of chronological history about voluntary and professional fire service in the Poreč territory, from the 19th century to the present day, as well as a list of all firefighters being part of it. It is a pioneering work in the field of the history of fire service in Poreč and in Istria region, since the topic has been completely unexplored in the Istrian historiography. The cover is made of handprints of all the employees and workers who were employed during the creation of the book by the Public Fire Department – Center for Fire Protection in Poreč.
The author is Elena Poropat Pustijanac, also curator of the Regional Museum of the Poreč territory. The editor is Elena Uljančić-Vekic, PhD, the reviewer Dean Krmac, PhD, and the creator of the project is the recently retired Commander of the Fire Department – Centre for Fire Protection Poreč, Jugovac Adriano. Concept, design and layout are signed by Studio Sonda.