Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Incident

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In 1911, the Triangle Shirtwast Factory incident occurred, it was the single most devastating thing after the events of September, 11th, 201. The events of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory happened by a dropped cigarette butt, causing the entire building to set fire. There were little to no safety precautions, and there were limited exits; the second exit door was locked by the owners, Max Blanck and Isaac Harris, there was only one working elevator that held a maximum of fifteen people, and there was a horribly built fire escape. There were a total of 145 deaths, at least fifty of people were burned to death, and the youngest fire victim being at the age of fourteen. Blanck and Harris escaped the buring building before the fire could even reach