Burning Beds

August 2004
Fire Chief;Aug2004, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p28
Trade Publication
Reports on the fire accident at the Paradise Mattress Factory in Brooklyn, New York City. Success in the emergency response effort; Operation of the tower ladders under the direction of Chief of Department Peter Hayden and Chief of Operations Salvatore Cassano; Number of hours to control the blaze.


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