The Cause Of The Triangle Fire Of 1911

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What happened on March 25th 1911 was a terrible tragedy at Triangle Waist building. A fire was started by a match a worker had that spread into a very flammable waste material. Even though all fires start the same size, this one spread rapidly so water pails couldn’t put it out. They tried the hose, but no water came out. There was 123 woman and 23 men that died that day, because of the tragedy. Some ways they died was from jumping out of windows or had trouble with doors and burned to death. The people that jump probably thought they had a better chance of surviving. The doors were locked to protect the employee’s belongings, which interfered with them escaping the fire through a door. Another reason is all the doors open inwards that
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