Article about the Worcester Cold Storage Warehouse fire. A fire that began on December 3, 1999, in Worcester, Massachusetts. It started when two homeless and mentally disabled people, Thomas Levesque and Julie Ann Barnes, who were living inside the warehouse, knocked over a candle after an argument earlier in the afternoon. Both fled without reporting the fire to emergency services. The fire would eventually grow to five-alarm status and rage for six days before being brought under control. Firefighting companies from the city and from neighboring towns were called to respond. Six Worcester firefighters died in the fire.
55-page documented report about the Worcester Cold Storage fire.
Article about the memories of the Worcester Cold Storage Warehouse fire that resulted in the line of duty death of six courages brother firefighters.
4min brief news video from six days into the Worcester Cold Storage fire incident, still under investigation. At this point in time, four of the six victims had yet to be found in the remains. Contains an appearance from former vice president Gore paying his respects and footage from an aerial vantage point.
4min 10secs slideshow of pictures from the Worcester Cold Storage fire.
Pictures from the Worcester Cold Storage Fire.