Leadership

Louisville Fire Notes.

Issue 8 and Volume 1893 13.

Louisville Fire Notes. (From Our Regular Correspondent.) Nine alarms for past week, loss from fire $103,000. Saturday afternoon an alarm, immediately followed with a second from box 26, called the department to a fire in the rehandling house of the Finzer Tobacco Company at Jackson and Jacob streets. The first floor was used as a warehouse, there being on that day $85,000 worth of leaf tobacco in hogsheads. Those employed in the building barely had time to make their escape; quite a number were injured while doing so. Pat Sheehan mounted a ladder, climbed into the secondstory window, dragging along with him a pipe. The man could not be seen for the smoke. When about ten feet from the window the floor suddenly gave away, while flames shot up into the air from all sides. Me jumped upon a part of the remaining floor and tried to get out. Then…

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