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October 1, 2015

National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 8-10: The rest of the story

By George Cook, Extension Farm Safety Specialist, UVM

Most people know of the Great Chicago Fire of Oct. 8-10, 1871. From that conflagration came the establishment of National Fire Prevention Week with the first official proclamation in 1925 by President Calvin Coolidge. This year it…