DON WHITNEY, MICHAEL DAICY

The fire that destroyed 1,500 buildings over 68 blocks in July 1866 still marks Portland today. Don Whitney, a retired Portland firefighter and current curator of the Portland Fire Museum, and Portland firefighter Michael Daicy chronicle the fire and why and how it happened in “Portland’s Greatest Conflagration: The 1866 Fire Disaster.” They’ll be signing copies of their book Tuesday in South Portland.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Tuesday

WHERE:
Borders Books and Music, 430 Gorham Road, South Portland

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO:
775-6110