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Topic: Fire Of Unknown Origin

  Encyclopedia: Heavy metal music
Its origins lie in the hard rock bands who between 1967 and 1974 took blues and rock and created a hybrid with a heavy, guitar-and-drums-centered sound.
Originally the result is simple and powerful, although some of the original heavy metallers joked that their simplified sound was more the result of limited ability than of innovation.
A widespread but disputed hypothesis about the origin of the genre was brought forth by "Chas" Chandler, who was a manager of the Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1969, in an interview on the PBS TV programme "Rock and Roll" in 1995.
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 Fire Of Unknown Origin -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Fire Of Unknown Origin -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
The album continues BOC's tendency to write quirky songs, from the title tracks's refrain of love lost to the strangely surreal Joan Crawford (Has Risen From The Grave).
Many of the songs came about for use with the animated film (A metal of relatively high density (specific gravity greater than about 5) or of high relative atomic weight) Heavy Metal such as the song Vengeance (The Pact), however only the song Veterans Of The Psychic Wars ended up being used for the film.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fi/fire_of_unknown_origin.htm   (132 words)

 Jarret Fire and Rescue
The fire came to a safe and uneventful end due the combined efforts of all and masterful planning by the incident commanders.
Brush fires are very common in Von Ormy, especially in the dry summer months and on the 4th of July and New Years Eve holidays.
Fire Chief John Ortega commented, "I've never seen such an agressive swarm before." The general appearance of "Killer" Bees is the same as common Honey Bees, but they are more dangerous because they attack intruders in numbers much greater than European Honey Bees.
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 Chapter 15: Timely Instruction and Predictions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Fires will break out unexpectedly, and no human effort will be able to quench them.
Great balls of fire were falling upon houses, and from these balls fiery arrows were flying in every direction.
It was impossible to check the fires that were kindled, and many places were being destroyed.
www.whiteestate.org /books/mol/Chapt15.html   (8540 words)

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"The most local and transient, but not the least dramatic, of these was a fire of unknown origin that swept through a switching center at Second Avenue and Thirteenth Street in lower Manhattan on February 27, 1975, causing the worst single service disaster ever suffered by any single Bell operating company.
Alert work by New York City firemen confined it to the lower floors and saved the building itself from destruction, but dense smoke from burning cable insulation suffused the unburdened parts of the building and virtually all the equipment in it was put out of service.
Western Electric officials were ordered to commandeer or quickly manufacture huge quantities or replacement equipment; shipments by air began the day after the fire, and eventually the amount of equipment shipped in amounted to three thousand tons.
massis.lcs.mit.edu /archives/private.line.e-zine/private.line-1   (8737 words)

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