Archival Anecdotes: Fighting the Flames
October 5, 2020
The first Fire Prevention Week was named as a day to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, and was expanded to become Fire Prevention Week in 1922.
Long before there was such a thing as Fire Prevention Week, the City of New Rockford was assembled and prepared for if and when fire might strike the community.
And strike it did- time and again. The wood constructed homes and businesses...