TITLE

Burning down the house

AUTHOR(S)
Minerbrook, Scott
PUB. DATE
February 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;2/22/93, Vol. 114 Issue 7, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the city of Lawrence as the arson capital of Massachusetts. United States Fire Association officials say the city's 152 reported arsons in 1992 place it in the front rank of a growing number of fire-plagued cities nationwide. Profile of the city; Unemployment rate has risen to 15 percent; How Lawrence's leaders found a way to end the cycle of blazes; The city's long-term challenges; More.
ACCESSION #
9302170871

 

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