Tag: Great Chicago Fire of 1871

Reflecting on the Great Chicago Fire of 1871

Great Chicago Fire of 1871

Even 147 years later, historians have yet to determine whether or not the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 was set intentionally, or by accident. Whatever the cause, it was detrimental. The Great Chicago consumed an entire American city is a famous example of what can happen when a fire gets out of control. The story… Read more »

October is Fire Prevention Month

October is Fire Prevention Month, and many organizations and individuals are doing what they can to ensure that as many people as possible are protected from the greatest fire hazard risks in their homes. In communities all over the country, plenty of public activities are available that can provide homeowners and families with lifesaving information…. Read more »