[TowerTalk] Historic Propane Disastor in my Hometown (OT)

doc kd4e at verizon.net
Thu May 4 14:45:25 EDT 2006

> I was 13 years old when this event occurred (1973)......... In 74 I got 
> my first ham license.
> At age 33 I became a firefighter for Kingman Fire Dept.  Several of the 
> Firefighters I worked with were the sons of those killed in this explosion.
> The current Chief of Kingman Fire Dept was a new volunteer in 1973 and 
> was 18 years old.   He never forgot what he witnessed that day and 
> became an oustanding leader of safe firefighting operations for Kingman 
> Fire Department.  It was a wonderful experience to work under his 
> leadership..... one of the best things I have done in my life.
> http://azkrmc.com/education/history/stockton1.htm
> (page down to July5th  1973)
> -Dave NN5K

Wow!  Thanks for sharing that.

Had me in tears, what an awful event.

Thanks! & 73, doc kd4e  http://bibleseven.com
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