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#103473 - 08/25/02 11:39 AM Be Careful With Matches!
Joe Tedesco Offline

Registered: 10/07/00
Posts: 3325
Loc: Boston, Massachusetts USA

Before electricity? What caused fires?

Be nice now!

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#103474 - 08/25/02 02:52 PM Re: Be Careful With Matches!
Bjarney Offline

Registered: 04/10/02
Posts: 2561
Loc: West-Southern Inner-Northeast ...
In 1976, a building in New England was being carefully restored for an upcoming US 200th anniversary celebration, but in the process, caught fire and burned to the ground. I remember Joe McPartland telling of a very succinct fire report where the seasoned investigator stated his professional conclusion: “The cause of the fire could not be determined. The structure was not wired.”


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