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Author Cooper, Michael L., 1950-
Title Fighting fire! : ten of the deadliest fires in American history and how we fought them / Michael L. Cooper.
Pub Info New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2014.
©2014
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 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 363.37 COO     AVAILABLE
 Centerville Children's  J 363.37 COO     AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Descript 215 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-207) and index.
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.
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.
Subject Fire extinction -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Fires -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Fire extinction -- Juvenile literature.
Fires -- Juvenile literature.
Fire extinction -- United States -- History.
Fire extinction.
Fires.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / General.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / Machinery & Tools.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Disasters.
ISBN 9780805097146 (hbk.)
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