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August 6, 1981

On August 6, 1981, Firemen in Indianapolis, Indiana, answered a false alarm in the city. When they returned to their station, it was on fire and burning down. The cause? A grease fire that occurred in the kitchen, because they … Continue reading

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April 1, 1853

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1853 Cincinnati became the first U.S. city to pay fire fighters a regular salary. Before that, they were paid per fire fought. Curiously, the number of fires per month in Cincinnati dropped over the … Continue reading

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