Leadership

AN INSIDIOUS INCENDIARY.

Issue 3 and Volume 1.

AN INSIDIOUS INCENDIARY. Last week we alluded to the fact that the rubber works of Candee & Co., at New Haven, were burned while a number of city officials and members of the Fire Department were being shown around the establishment. It now appears that the building had recently been supplied with a quantity of new fire annihilators, and it was for the purpose of showing how effectually they would put out fires, and how absolutely safe the establishment was from destruction by fire that tho visitors were invited to be prosent at the time. During the experiments that were mudo with tho tiro extinguishers, the flames got beyond the control of tho expel imentors, and tho building and contents wore destroyed. The much lauded extinguishers didn’t extinguish so much as was expected, but, on tho contrary, wore IhomsolvoH consumed in tho flames. In this instance, fire extinguishers boeamo incendiaries,…

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