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This Month in Fire History
September 1, 1923, Tokyo and Yokohama, Japan
Earthquake conflagration kills 142,807
September 3, 1991, Hamlet, NC
Chicken processing plant fire kills 25
September 7, 1926, Drumcollogher, Ireland
Movie theater fire kills 50
September 8, 1934
SS Morro Castle fire kills 135 off New Jersey coast
September 11, 2001, New York, NY
World Trade Center attacks kill 2,666
September 13, 1970, Los Angeles, CA
Ponet Square Hotel fire kills 19
September 17, 1872
First sprinkler system patented by P.W. Pratt
September 20, 1929, Detroit, MI
Study Club fire kills 22
September 28, 1800, New York, NY
First fireboats arrive in the U.S.
Courtesy of NFPA