One Of The Worst Disasters In U.S. History Happened Right Here In Massachusetts

One of the worst disasters in world and American history happened in here in Massachusetts. The Cocoanut Grove fire affected hundreds of people and left its mark on the city of Boston and the nation. Here’s why it ranks as one of the worst tragedies every to strike the Bay State.

The Cocoanut Grove Fire led to reformed safety standards for public spaces across the nation. It also caused a major international shift in how burn victims were treated and rehabilitated. For more information about other huge Massachusetts disasters, check out our list here.