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Fatal Fire in Brooklyn.

Issue 21 and Volume 1892 12.

Fatal Fire in Brooklyn. On Saturday last fire broke out in the great Harbeck storehouses, Brooklyn, that resulted in the death of two firemen, W. B. Estes and John F. Spaulding, both of Engine No. 4. The fire began early in the morning and has burned and smoldered ever since then. The loss foots up nearly $350,000. Harbeck’s stores consist of a row of brick buildings numbered from 1 to 5, included in the long line of brick warehouses which extend along the East river front, Brooklyn, in an almost unbroken line for half a mile. In these warehouses are stored goods brought from almost all parts of the world and kept there by the consignees until sold or otherwise disposed of. Warehouse No. 3, which has a depth of 100 feet and a frontage of 150 feet, has been used as a storage house for hemp, jute, jute butts,…

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