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Denver in Flames: Forging a New Mile High City

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Denver in Flames recounts in compelling, journalistic fashion the triumphs and tragedies of the Mile High City's firefighters, and the disastrous fires they fought between 1863 and 1974.

Book News Annotation:

Veteran Denver Post columnist Dick Kreck recounts in compelling, journalistic style the triumphs and tragedies of Denver's firefighters and the disastrous fires they fought between 1863 and 1974. He paints a moving portrait of heroism and tragedy, chronicling events that led to long-term changes in city ordinances, building codes, and firefighting techniques. Includes b&w photos of fire scenes.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-286) and index.

About the Author

Dick Kreck is a journalist who has worked at The San Francisco Examiner and the Los Angeles Times and is now a senior columnist at The Denver Post. Dick Kreck has written three previous books, Colorado's Scenic Railroads, Denver in Flames, and Murder at the Brown Palace.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781555914448
Author:
Kreck, Dick
Publisher:
Fulcrum Group
Location:
Golden, Colo.
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Fire extinction
Subject:
Fires
Subject:
Denver
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Denver (Colo.) History.
Subject:
Fires - Colorado - Denver - History
Subject:
Americana-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20000831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.7 in 17.5 oz

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