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What Was the Great Chicago Fire?

Author: Foley, Tim (Ilt)
Pascal, Janet B.

Publisher: Penguin Group

Format:Library Binding

Scratch & Dent Copy

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What Was the Great Chicago Fire? : Did the Great Chicago Fire really start after a cow kicked over a lantern in a barn? Find out the truth in this addition to the What Was? series.

On Sunday, October 8, 1871, a fire started on the south side of Chicago. A long drought made the neighborhood go up in flames. And practically everything that could go wrong did. Firemen first went to the wrong location. Fierce winds helped the blaze jump the Chicago River twice. The Chicago Waterworks burned down, making it impossible to fight the fire. Finally after two days, Mother Nature took over, with rain smothering the flames. This overview of a stupendous disaster not only covers the fire but explores the whole history of fire fighting. NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.

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ISBN 13:9780399542381
ISBN 10:0399542388
Format:Library Binding
Size:7.97" l x 5.65" w x 0.48" h
Ages: 8 - 12
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