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