Denver in Flames: Forging a New Mile High City

Denver in Flames: Forging a New Mile High City

by Dick Kreck
     
 

Denver in Flames recounts in compelling, journalistic fashion the triumphs and tragedies of the Mile High City's firefighters, and the disastrous fires they fought between 1863 and 1974.

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Denver in Flames recounts in compelling, journalistic fashion the triumphs and tragedies of the Mile High City's firefighters, and the disastrous fires they fought between 1863 and 1974.

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Veteran columnist Dick Kreck recounts in compelling, journalistic style the triumphs and tragedies of Denver's firefighters and the disastrous fires they fought between 1863 and 1974. He paints a moving portrait of heroism and tragedy, chronicling events that led to long-term changes in city ordinances, building codes, and firefighting techniques. Includes b&w photos of fire scenes. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555914448
Publisher:
Fulcrum Publishing
Publication date:
08/30/2000
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Dick Kreck is a journalist who has worked at The San Francisco Examiner and the Los Angeles Times and is now a senior columnist at The Denver Post. Dick Kreck has written three previous books, Colorado's Scenic Railroads, Denver in Flames, and Murder at the Brown Palace.

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