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Daily Archives: October 16th, 2015

Trapped! Parallels between domestic abuse and the true story of a warehouse fire

Six firefighters died in a warehouse fire in Massachusetts in 1999. An abandoned cold-storage facility was accidentally set alight by a homeless couple who were squatting there for shelter. The fire resulted in “the first loss of six firefighters in a structure fire where neither building collapse nor an explosion was a contributing factor to the fatalities.” It …

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