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A Historically Tragic Day for Chicago

12/22/2010
Today a crowd gathered at the stockyards in Chicago, Illinois, amid the snow falling to remember 100th anniversary of the tragic stockyard fire that claimed the lives of 21 firemen, including Fire Marshal James J. Horan, and three civilians killed during a collapse at that fire. As the names from the historic fire were being read, news spread through the crowd that another collapse, this one at a fire on the city’s South Side had taken place. It's now been reported that two firefighters died and 19 other firefighters injured on this historically tragic day.Firefighter Edward Stringer and Firefighter Corey Ankum lost their lives when the roof collapsed during the firefight at 1744 E....

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