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The great Baltimore fire

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Published by Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Baltimore (Md.),
  • Maryland,
  • Baltimore
    • Subjects:
    • Fires -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Baltimore (Md.) -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-206) and index.

      StatementPeter B. Petersen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF189.B157 P48 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 216 p. :
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3693523M
      ISBN 100938420909
      LC Control Number2003068601
      OCLC/WorldCa53796924

      In Baltimore, a single spark was destined to change the face of the city forever. That spark ignited a blaze in the warehouse of the John W. Hurst Company at German (now Redwood) and Sharp Streets. Shortly after 11 AM, the building was engulfed in flames. By noon, the fire had spread to nearby buildings, and the wind was driving it still further. Great Baltimore Fire. In addition to viewing the images contained in the Aftermath of the Great Baltimore Fire of digital collection, you can also follow the "footprints" of the fire online. This interactive exhibit shows how the fire spread, and includes images and film footage.


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The great Baltimore fire by Peter B. Petersen Download PDF EPUB FB2

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"Story of the fire" [by] G. Edw. Christhilf, A.L. Litsinger, Jos. Christhilf--leaf 1. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. In FebruaryBaltimore’s chief firefighter cabled Washington DC: “Desperate fire here. Must have help at once!” A tremendous fire was sweeping through The great Baltimore fire book and showed little signs of stopping.

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Petersen. K-Gr 5—Though not as well known as the Great Chicago Fire, the Great Baltimore Fire of was one of the most destructive in U.S. history. Friddell brings the event to life through the true story of a huge horse from Engine Company Goliath bore the full brunt of an explosion and then heroically pulled an entire fire rig to safety by Brand: Sleeping Bear Press.

Rising out of the ashes, Baltimore used the fire to rethink the city, and the downtown we know today is shaped largely by this incident.

Join us as we see what degrees Fahrenheit heat can do to blocks of solid stone, learn how the fire shaped architecture locally and across the country, and hear the tale of one of the fire’s great heroes. The Great Baltimore Fire raged in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, on Sunday, February 7, and Monday, February 8, 1, firefighters were required to bring the blaze under control, both professional paid Truck and Engine companies from the city's B.C.F.D.

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Inthe Great Baltimore Fire burned for more than a full day and destroyed 70 blocks and 1, buildings in the downtown area. That incident led to systematic urban renewal programs and uniform national standards in firefighting equipment and protocols.

- 30 Photos The Great Baltimore Fire of started at a.m. on Feb. 7 and raged on until 5 p.m. the next day. According to the Fire Museum of Baltimore, some 1, and 1, National Guardsmen were needed as part of the effort. In about 30 hours, acres of downtown Baltimore had burned, [ ]. The Great Baltimore Fire (II) () Plot.

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