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HISTORY OF STAFF 7/9

7/9/1850 Philadelphia, PA, a large hearth killed eighteen civilians, ten firefighters and destroyed almost 400 buildings. “The first major fire in Philadelphia's history began in the afternoon. Certainly the most destructive secret of the 19th century began in the warehouse east of Water Street, near the Delaware River Vine Street Wharf. The five-story building between the vines and the races (closer to the Vine Street) was announced at the location, which was then numbered 39 North Water Street and now stands at about 237 North Water Street. It passed what was one of the most densely populated places in Philadelphia at that time. The fire began when the pressed hay was stored upstairs somewhere to burn. This did not cause much alarm, but a number of violent salpeter explosions – which had been stored in the Water Street Warehouse cellar – spread the fire. The destroyed hay and the destruction of the flames from the destroyed building flew in all directions; the wind transported the bit sulfur (stored in the adjacent building) up to Broad Street. That hot dry weather in July certainly didn't help. Very soon the resulting inferno expanded south to Race Street, west of Front Street to another Street and north to Callow Hill. Many people who lived half a mile from the circuit, pakensivat things and prepared for a sudden evacuation. The whole city was in danger of destroying the devastating disaster. Mass-confusion prevailed. The news was blown across the United States and was announced later in England. (The great news of that day was the death of President Zachary Taylor in the office.) More than 100 firefighters as far as Newark, New York, Wilmington and Baltimore arrived to release the heat and their efforts to exhausted firefighters. Inferno – its light is seen thirty kilometers around – was silent sometime during the night. The accident was injured by about 100 people and lasted at least twenty-eight lives (accounts vary), including some killed in the streets and adjacent buildings as a result of the first great explosion. Others were killed in chaos. However, others drowned the Delaware River in a major blow or attack, expediently displacing the river. Ten firefighters were also among the dead. Property damage was assessed differently from one to 1.5 million dollars. Three hundred and sixty-seven buildings, including the old school Quaker, were reduced to about 18 hectares. About 300 of the destroyed structures were small fly home homes, where many poor families were left homeless. In a rather rare civic activity at that time, the Philadelphia City Council introduced $ 10,000 to make it easier for survivors, and the North Liberals Commissioners did the same. Local citizens also took part in helping about $ 31,000 injured. ”

7/9/1891 The Paterson New Jersey Fireman” was killed when a soda vessel exploded. "

7/9/1909 and Albany,

7/9/1942 Kern County, CA fireman" died of third-degree burns he continued in a fire. "

7/9/1943 ”twin fires in a four-storey manufacturing unit building 149 at West Superior Road led to the deaths of ten Chicago, IL firefighters. The Chicago hearth brigade acquired an preliminary alarm at round 20:30. On July eight, 1943, it was announced that the second story of the building had burned down. The chief of the second battalion was the primary on-site officer and led the battalion to the building to make use of the flames. He quickly referred to as one other alarm. The hearth got here out soon, and the firemen returned to their place.
Several hours later, on the fourth flooring of the constructing, another hearth was found and on 9 July 1943 at 1:59 pm one other hearth. The Chicago hearth brigade obtained an alarm. Firefighters got here back to the burning building with hose strains and have been within the stairwells. Quickly it was found that the building was collapsing and ordered the firemen to evacuate the constructing, however the roof collapsed before they might escape. The settlers fired down the stairs, and lots of of them have been trapped within the basement with wooden, bricks, and other waste. A number of the constructing construction remained stationary and, despite the specter of hearth and cracking walls, firefighters instantly robbed their companions to launch their rogues. The Commissar of Hearth defined the fragile setting by saying: “Every person here takes his life in his hand to save his friends. Each of them in a few seconds may be in a worse position than the men they are trying to save. “After some time, firefighters said, however, that there was too much risk of continuing to remove waste from the structure as part of their rescue efforts. The firefighters also closed most of their hoses and hoped to avoid the collapse of the structure. While waiting to find a safer way to rescue trapped firefighters, the fire brigade dropped morphine through trash to trapped. The fire brigade finally decided to drill holes in the basement walls so they could get caught up in the trapped firefighters. At 8.30 am, six hours after the first collapse of the building, the first body was restored. During the next six hours, the rescuers were able to disband both survivors and victims. Eventually, ten firefighters died and many others were injured. Studies showed that firefighters had responded to two other alarms in the building in the months before July 1943, but no major concerns had been raised. The reason for the final fire was finally determined to be related to the chimney leak from the incinerator in the basement of the adjacent building. The chimney was placed between the walls of two buildings and was pierced by a hinge support. The studies also found that the paper boxes on the fourth floor of the building had contributed to the collapse of the building, as the company on that floor had exceeded its maximum weight limit for its storage area. ”

7/9/1953 Kend died in the nationwide forest of Mendocino. “Harind's fire was reported at Grindstone Canyon, which was several kilometers northwest of Elk Creek in the Mendocino National Forest. When the fire burned uncontrollably, the Forest Service requested volunteers from the New Tribes Mission, which was located about 25 kilometers south of the fire. That night, it ended up in a fire, and twenty-four men were sent to the canyon to shut down the fire. When this was done, the crew sat down to eat dinner. They had just begun to eat when the wind moved in the direction and the original fire jumped in and started the canyon. One of the firefighters from the top drove to warn the crew to leave the canyon. Nine men plundered the hill for a fireman who warned them and made it safe. The other fifteen men tried to drive down the canyon, but the fast moving fire passed them. Fourteen firefighters from the New Tribes Mission and one forest service worker from Mendocino National Forest lost their lives. A brush fire burned more than 1,300 acres before he was guided on July 11, 1953. ”

7/9/1999 Washington, District of Columbia firefighter died after a canine attacked. “He and his engineering company were sent to the fire in a densely populated area with other units, # 50 Temple Court N.W., July 7. When he and the other firefighters were looking for a fire, a fireman attacked from behind with an unruly pit bull terrier dog. The attack was hurt and he couldn't walk. He was transported to a local hospital and was designed for knee surgery to repair the damage caused by a dog attack. On July 9th, when his knee surgery was planned, the fireman came out of breath and didn't react. Medical aid was given, but he did not survive. ”

September 7, 2014 Houston's TX firefighter collapsed while it was working contained in the second residential residential building. The hearth broke out in 1400 blocks of Mistletow Lane Redbud. The sound of Might sounded, and firefighters shortly eliminated the fireman from the constructing. He was then transported to Kingwood Medical Middle in a particularly important situation and CPR was in progress. The fireman didn’t survive the incident. ”

September 7, 1942 Scott's Run, WV, a coal mine explosion died at twenty.

7/9/1892 West Berkeley, CA Big & Gunson Powder Explodes Quickly after 9:00 Dying 104.

7/9/1852 hearth destroys 1100 development sites in Montreal, Canada and no one died.

7/9/1842 Lachine, QB (offshore) The Steamer Shamrock explosion died sixty-two.

7/9/1982 Pan Am Boeing 727 crashed in Kenner, Louisiana, killing 153.

7/9/1980 Seven individuals died in the poster to see the Pope in Brazil.

7/9/1918 Near Nashville, TN killed 101 and was injured in 171.

September 7, 1917 The British warship "Vanguard" exploded at Scapa Movement by killing 804.

7/9/1868 Cleveland, OH The church constructing accident died two.

7/9/1815 The first pure fuel was present in america.