1. The building got so hot that it started to melt the roof. The roof started to rise like a marshmallow bubble and if that roof had actually been breached, we would have had an accident of catastrophic effect, something along the lines of Chernobyl, in the Denver area and beyond.

    — In 1969, there was a fire at the Rocky Flats nuclear plant in Denver. It was the costliest industrial accident to ever occur in the United States.

  2. kristen iversen

    rocky flats