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Main Title Beyond the flames : one toxic dump, two decades of sorrow /
Author Stranahan, Susan Q.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
King, Larry.
Publisher Philadelphia Inquirer},
Year Published 2000
OCLC Number 46956636
ISBN 1588220036 (pbk.) :
Subjects Hazardous waste sites--Fires and fire prevention--Pennsylvania--Chester ; Wade Dump Fire, Chester, Pa., 1978 ; Fires--Casualties--Pennsylvania--Chester--Case studies ; Chester (Pa.)--Fire--1978--Case studies
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAM HWTIC TH9446.H38S75 2000 2 copies, HWTIC Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 09/13/2013
Collation 175 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents Notes
Chap. 1. An ordinary call to duty exacts a horrific price -- Chap. 2. A staggering chemical find: a warning never sounded -- Chap. 3. The scourge remains unattended -- Chap. 4. As their brothers die, firefighters seek answers -- Chap. 5. For Wade dumpers, jail time; for companies, an ultimatum -- Chap. 6. A life fades and a lawsuit takes shape -- Chap. 7. The settlement: putting a price on lives cut short -- Chap. 8. Who's next? The question that lingers 22 years after the fire -- The sick and the dead -- Epilogue -- Addendum.