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Denver in Flames: Forging a New Mile High Cityby Dick Kreck
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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.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. -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.
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