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Fire Buffs promote the general welfare of the fire and rescue service and protect its heritage and history. Famous Fire Buffs through the years include New York Fire Surgeon Harry Archer, Boston Pops Conductor Arthur Fiedler, New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia and - legend has it - President George Washington.
Sunday, March 20, 2016
SOUTH PLATTE - 1965
Photo : westword.com
Photo: Denver Post blog Stranded engines at 64th Ave. and Logan St. in Denver
On June 16, 1965, the South Platte River flooded. Devastation struck Denver and beyond after several days of record rain. Two dozen people died statewide.