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Today in fire history:  fire is of particular interest due to the fire exposure of a 10-story atruim in center of hotel

Blog Post created by paulalevesque Employee on Apr 2, 2014

An the early hours of April 2, 1973, a fire involved the second floor "Blue Max" night club in the Hyatt HyattRegencyOHareHotelRegency O'Hare Hotel in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont.  This fire is of particular interest due to the fire exposure of a 10-story atrium in the center of the hotel.  Although property damage was high, exceeding $300,000, only one of the 1000 registered guests required medical attention.

 

 

For more information on this fire download this November 1973 Fire Journal article For those interested in fires in hotels Hotel and Motel Structure Fires

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