Links to additional information about the Hartford Circus Fire
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Simsbury Volunteer Fire Department has a memorial section for the Hartford Circus Fire victims and also a memorial for fire victim and Simsbury firefighter Frank Bradley.
Fire Survivors blog has occasional posts about the Hartford Circus Fire and other fires and fire related subjects.
TO Design hosts an article about the design of the Hartford Circus Fire Memorial.
"Lady Justice" blog about Little Miss 1565.
The Circus Disaster and the Hartford Hospital, article from NEJM.com, 5/24/1945 (subscription required to view entire article).
Sarasota Herald Tribune article about Wallenda family, with circus fire mention.
Daily Kos blog, How regulation came to be: The Hartford Circus Fire.
2012 Memorial Ceremony video at HartfordHistory.net.
Huffington Post story about the Hartford Circus Fire, with comments & photos.
Survivor Catriona Sieracki tells her story in this Baraboo News Republic article.
Mysteries at the Museum: Hartford Circus Fire is a short documentary primarily focusing on a piece of sheet music from the fire and suspect/arsonist Robert Segee.
WTNH News report on 68th anniversary of the fire (2012).
C-Span / Book TV Book Discussion on The Circus Fire with author Stewart O'Nan from July 6, 2000.
The Register Citizen photo collection - Photos: 70th anniversary of circus fire in Hartford
Links to information about other significant U.S. fires:
Iroquois Theater fire; Chicago, Illinois - December 30, 1903. (602 died)
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire; New York City, NY - March 25, 1911. (146 died)
Rhythm Club fire; Natchez, Mississippi - April 23, 1940. (209 died)
Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire; Boston, Mass. - November 28, 1942. (492 died)
Winecoff Hotel fire; Atlanta, Georgia - December 7, 1946. (119 died)
Our Lady of the Angels school fire; Chicago, Illionois - December 1, 1958. (95 died)
Beverly Hills Supper Club fire; Southgate, KY - May 28, 1977 (165 died)
The Station nightclub fire; West Warwick, Rhode Island - February 20, 2003. (100 died)
Six Flags Great Adventure Haunted Castle fire; Jackson, NJ - May 11, 1984. (8 died)
Rhoads Opera House fire; Boyertown, Pennsylvania - January 13, 1908. (170 died)