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81. Exploding Tank Blasts an Inferno across Southwest Boulevard Exploding Tank Blasts an Inferno across Southwest Boulevard August/18/1959 Gas and oil fire and explosions at 31st and Southwest Boulevards, causing six deaths including five firemen and about 100 injuries, with photos.

82. Fairmount Park Fairmount Park July 18, 1936 The fifth of a series of fires early today virtually wiped out old Fairmount Park, an amusement place which once attracted thousands nightly. Six of the nine were remaining summer cottages near the entrance...

83. Fairmount Park Fairmount Park Postcard of Fairmount Park

84. Fire Fire Photograph of fire described as being at 809 Grand Avenue.

85. Fire Fire ca. 1950 Photograph of fire at Kuhlman Tool and Diecasting Company.

86. Fire and Flood Damage Fire and Flood Damage 1951 Aerial view of water and fire damage associated with the 1951 Flood at an unidentified location; shows Thompson-Hayward Chemical Co. building in lower right corner.

87. Fire Chief Fire Chief Postcard of Alex Henderson, then first assistant fire chief, at the wheel of the first automotive fire aparatus used in Kansas City

88. Fire Damage Fire Damage n.d. Fire-damaged building at unidentified location.

89. Fire Damage Fire Damage n.d. Unidentified man standing before fire-damaged building in unidentified location.

90. Fire Damage Fire Damage n.d. Unidentified building covered with ice after fire; sign before building reads What's the Use Going North for an Ice Palace! This Ought To Satisfy Every-Body.

91. Fire Damage Fire Damage Interior room of an unidentified saloon or restaurant which has been heavily damaged by fire.

92. Fire Damaged Building Fire Damaged Building n.d. Unidentified men posed near unidentified building covered with ice after a fire.

93. Fire Destroys an Old Church: Condemned Building at 1501 Broadway Is in Flames an Hour Fire Destroys an Old Church: Condemned Building at 1501 Broadway Is in Flames an Hour June/23/1964 Photo, caption, and article about the destruction by fire of the "2-story stone building at 1501 Broadway, once the home of one of Kansas City's oldest churches." Built in 1902 as "the third home of the...

94. Fire Destroys Once Grand Fairmount Park Fire Destroys Once Grand Fairmount Park March 23, 2011 Postcard image and short historical article about the old Fairmount Park, located in what is now Sugar Creek, Missouri. The 50-acre recreational area was developed by railroad magnate Arthur Stilwell to...

95. Fire Destroys Real Estate Office Fire Destroys Real Estate Office December/11/2002 Front page article with photos detailing the fire which destroyed the building where Jo Mag Real Estate had offices at 3628 St. John in the Northeast area of the city.

96. Fire Prevention Work Fire Prevention Work October 5, 1920 Entire issue of Kansas Citian devoted to fire safety in honor of the October 9, 1920 Fire Prevention Day. Includes a listing of fire safety events, a parade, and "Fire Clean-up Week;" articles on fire...

97. Fire Ruins Fire Ruins 1892 Identified on photograph as Peak Bros. Overall Fact[ory] and Rigly Ramsey Printing Co. Remains of fire dated January 17, 1892. Same photograph as I.D. 210718.

98. Fire Ruins at Browning, King and Company Fire Ruins at Browning, King and Company 1892 Icy remains from a fire identified as Browning, King and Company and dated January 17, 1892 with the temperature 17 degrees below zero. A newspaper clipping with the photo indicates it was the Deardorff...

99. Fire Scene Fire Scene January 17, 1893 Fire ruins of overall factory, paper box factory and Ramsey Printing Company. Time noted is 12:40 a.m. and 6 below zero. Written on the photographs is "Central bet.." Same as I.D.#210724.

100. Fire Scene Fire Scene 1955 Firemen battling fire at unidentified building in Kansas City, Kansas.