Tag: blaze

Historic Chicago church burns

I have walked by this church and it was a remarkable structure. When you’re walking down Michigan Avenue you couldn’t help but see it. It was truly a beautiful edifice. I can’t tell from the photos if there has been major or minor damage. I’m very glad to see that there were no injuries or fatalities. From the CT: An extra-alarm blaze that broke out this morning at Holy Name Cathedral downtown caused extensive fire damage to the roof and attic, but spared the cathedral’s sanctuary. Cardinal Francis George said the cathedral’s roof would have to be rebuilt and there was considerable water damage inside.

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Continued Wildfires in Cali, Smoke now a problem

We are starting to get into Biblical events. Flooding. Tornados. Now, fires. —————- From AP: With hundreds of wildfires raging across remote, rugged parts of California for a second week, fire officials have been forced to strategically choose which to fight and which to leave to burn for weeks or even months. The number of fires burning in central and Northern California — more than 1,000, according to state fire officials — means authorities can’t send firefighters to battle every blaze, Jason Kirchner, a spokesman for the U.S. Forest Service, said Monday. (more…)

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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