It can be all too easy to get caught up in the stress of everyday life and forget how lucky we are to live in modern times. Everyone complains a little more than they probably should, and people tend to forget how good we really have it in today’s society. It wasn’t that long ago that those injured in an accident didn’t have advanced hospitals and fire departments to turn to for assistance. Back in 1889, an explosion at a Connecticut hotel left dozens dead and injured. This was a horrific disaster in Connecticut’s history that led to reforms in insurance policies.

Were you familiar with this terrible disaster in Connecticut history?

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