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Fighting Fire!

Ten of the Deadliest Fires in American History and How We Fought Them
Cooper, Michael L. (Book - 2014 )
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Examines ten of the deadliest infernos this nation has ever endured: the great fires of Boston, New York, Chicago, Baltimore, and San Francisco; the disasters of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, the General Slocum, and the Cocoanut Grove nightclub; the wildfire of Witch Creek in San Diego County; and the catastrophe of 9/11.
Authors: Cooper, Michael L., 1950-
Title: Fighting fire!
ten of the deadliest fires in American history and how we fought them
Publisher: New York :, Henry Holt and Company,, 2014.
Edition: First edition.
Characteristics: 215 pages :,illustrations, maps ;,24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: Colonial America's biggest fire : Boston, 1760
A terrible torrent of fire : New York, 1835
America's most famous fire : Chicago, 1871
New century, old problem : Baltimore, 1904
Fire on the water : New York, 1904
America's last great urban fire : San Francisco, 1906
Deadly workplace fire : New York, 1911
Nightclub tragedy : Boston, 1942
9/11 : fire in the sky : New York, 2001
Wildfire : San Diego County, 2007
Fire engines in American history
Fire museums to visit.
Summary: Examines ten of the deadliest infernos this nation has ever endured: the great fires of Boston, New York, Chicago, Baltimore, and San Francisco; the disasters of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, the General Slocum, and the Cocoanut Grove nightclub; the wildfire of Witch Creek in San Diego County; and the catastrophe of 9/11.
Audience: 1140
Local Note: 6 15 33 53 73 74 80 118 148 149 151 152 226 231 242 243 245
ISBN: 9780805097146
0805097147
Statement of Responsibility: Michael L. Cooper
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-207) and index.
Subject Headings: Fire extinction United States History Juvenile literature. Fires United States History Juvenile literature. Fire extinction. Fires.
Topical Term: Fire extinction
Fires
Fire extinction.
Fires.
LCCN: 2013043580
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