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181. Tenth Census of the United States: Social Statistics of Cities Tenth Census of the United States: Social Statistics of Cities 1880 One detailed paragraph about fire codes, finances, and fires fought by the department.

182. The Flood The Flood August//1951 One page description and many photos of the chaos caused by the flood.

183. The Last Word: Powerful Vibrations The Last Word: Powerful Vibrations May//1980 Schedule change to increase firefighting efficiency leading to strike by union and problems with city management and fires.

184. Theater Fire Theater Fire January/19/1893 Article with illustration about the fire practically destroying the 9th Street Theater at 9th and May Streets. Later renovated into the Orpheum Theater.

185. Tin Town Tin Town January 5, 1940 There was anxiety today among the fourteen residents of the community known as tin town," which lies on the bluff and in the hollow to the east of McGee Road just south of Pershing Road."

186. Town Topic: Rising from the Ashes Town Topic: Rising from the Ashes October 2001 Illustration and article about recent robberies and other crimes in the "Crossroads Arts District" south of Downtown, including a fire (possibly arson) nearly destroying the "Graffiti Building" at 19th...

187. Tragic Awakening Tragic Awakening November 28, 2006 Ten died in a fire at a group home in Anderson, Missouri. Cause as yet unknown. Along with the article is a chart with the deadliest fires in Missouri history: Feb. 17, 1957: Katie Jane Nursing Home in...

188. Tragic Blast Put an End to Fading Opera House Tragic Blast Put an End to Fading Opera House April/15/1974 Story of the fiery explosion of the "famous old burlesque house" in 1925 during the showing of the movie "Flaming Passion." The theater was built in 1883 at 5th and Wyandotte Streets and purportedly was...

189. Traveling Fire Show Lights the Night on Brush Creek Traveling Fire Show Lights the Night on Brush Creek September 9, 2007 An event called WaterFire Kansas City was held on September 8, 2007, on Brush Creek at the Country Club Plaza. The show originated in Rhode Island and uses both sights and sounds to entertain. "A series...

190. Twenty-third Annual Report of the Board of Fire and Water Commissioners for Year Ending April 21, 1919 Twenty-third Annual Report of the Board of Fire and Water Commissioners for Year Ending April 21, 1919 1919 Report on the "West Bottoms Conflagration, April 4, 1918," with description, map, and photos of the ruins left by the fire, killing one and destroying 21 buildings, in the vicinity of Saint Louis Avenue...

191. Two Are Hurt Battling Fire Two Are Hurt Battling Fire August/29/1963 Fire at the house at 31st and Euclid Streets, built in 1905 and operating from 1921 to 1956 as a psychiatric clinic.

192. Unidentified Fire Remains Unidentified Fire Remains Unidentified remains after fire.

193. Unidentified Fire Remains Unidentified Fire Remains Unidentified remains after fire.

194. Unidentified Fire Ruins Unidentified Fire Ruins Unidentified remains after fire.

195. Unidentified Fire Ruins Unidentified Fire Ruins Unidentified remains after fire.

196. Unidentified Fire Ruins Unidentified Fire Ruins Unidentified remains after fire.

197. Unidentified Fire Ruins Unidentified Fire Ruins Unidentified remains after fire.

198. Unidentified Fire Ruins Unidentified Fire Ruins Unidentified remains after fire.

199. Unidentified Fire Ruins Unidentified Fire Ruins Unidentified remains after fire.

200. Unidentified House Fire Unidentified House Fire Full frontal view of damage after unidentified house fire.