Paterson Fire, The

DESCRIPTION: "The fatal cry of fire it was carried through the air, And crowds of people they came rushing round. All Paterson is burning...." People "madly" try to save themselves. The fire causes great damage and disturbance
AUTHOR: Larry Lavake
EARLIEST DATE: 2008 (Cohen); original publication c. 1902
KEYWORDS: fire disaster
Feb 9, 1902 - The Paterson, New Jersey fire. Although damage is heavy, only two lives are lost.
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS1, p. 129, "The Paterson Fire" (1 text)
File: CAFS1129

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