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Alert Bulletin
Wildland Fires, (PDF, 218 KB), AZ & CA, 6/1/90.


Loma Prieta Earthquake, CA, 10/1/89.
NFPA members: Download this California report. (PDF)

Northridge Earthquake, Los Angeles, CA, 1/17/94.
NFPA members: Download this Los Angeles, CA report.  (PDF)

Kobe, Japan, 1/17/95, 6,000 fatalities.
All visitors: Download this Kobe, Japan report. (PDF)
All visitors: Summary in English  (PDF, 85 KB) and Spanish (PDF)


Black Tiger Fire, Boulder, CO, 7/9/89.
All visitors: Download this Boulder, CO report courtesy of Firewise (PDF)

Stephan Bridge Road Fire, Crawford, MI, 5/8/90.
NFPA members: Download this Crawford, MI report (PDF)

Oakland, CA, 10/21/91, 25 fatalities.
NFPA members: Download this Oakland, CA report (PDF)

Fire Storm ‘91, Spokane, WA, 10/21/91, 1 fatality.
All visitors: Download this report courtesy of Firewise (PDF)

South Canyon Fire, Glenwood Springs, CO, 7/6/94, 14 fatalities.
NFPA members: Download this Glenwood Springs, CO report (PDF)

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