Cocoanut Grove Coalition Created to Mark Fire's 70th Anniversary, Create Web Site

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has teamed up with Boston Fire Department, Boston Fire Historical Society, Boston Fire Museum, City of Boston Archives, Boston Public Library and Massachusetts General Hospital to form The Cocoanut Grove Coalition to preserve the history of this monumental fire for future generations. The nightclub fire, which occurred in Boston, Massachusetts, on November 28, 1942, resulted in the death of 492 people. It was the deadliest nightclub fire in history. In a video interview, Sue Marsh, NFPA's librarian talks about her work with other groups to combine materials on Cocoanut Grove to make them accessible through a single Web site. According to M...

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