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The bucket brigade saved it and the century-old one-room schoolhouse next door, but not Chapin House.
About 50 islanders and park rangers, forming a bucket brigade, needed five hours to put out the fire.
Almost 250,000 buildings collapsed and 10 years’ worth of fires erupted in three days, requiring massive outside firefighting help and even bucket brigades to tackle the blazes.
Soon, Lincoln was helping with a bucket brigade from Lake Michigan to the warehouse, according to news reports at the time.
In the Condesa neighborhood, hundreds of volunteers laid out blankets for survivors Tuesday night and formed bucket brigades to pass water into the disaster zone.
The principle is simple: Instead of just a single router bristling with antennas, why not have a little one on every floor or in every room, all passing bits, like a bucket brigade, to the farthest reaches of your domicile?
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