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Episode 222 | Doug Abernathy Interview – Part 2

This episode revisits Part 2 of an interview with Indianapolis Health & Safety Chief Doug Abernathy discussing his near-miss at the Athletic Club Hotel fire on February 5, 1992

 Length: 53 minutes

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On this episode (Part 2 of 2) I interview with Indianapolis Health & Safety Chief Doug Abernathy. At the time of the fire Doug had served on the Indianapolis Fire Department for four years. While this was a near-miss event for Doug, the incident resulted in the death of two of his comrades, Corporal Ellwood (Woody) Gelenius and Private John Lorenzano.

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Intro music
Safety Dance (1982)
Men Without Hats
GMC – Virgin Records
Licensed by BMI Music

Image Credit
Cleaning up after the Athletic Club Fire
Indianapolis-Marion County Library

Video Credit
Bryan Boyd

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