Leadership

Louisville Fire Notes.

Issue 9 and Volume 1893 13.

Louisville Fire Notes. (From Our Regular Correspondent.) Eight alarms for past week, one second and one third. Loss, $300,000. Two tobacco fires within a week gave the boys something to do. An alarm from box 34 called the department last Saturday to a fire in the large tobacco plant owned by Weissinger& Bates. By the time the department arrived the entire third and fourth stories were on fire. A second alarm, quickly followed by a third, summoned all ol the fire apparatus in the city. One man was rescued from the third floor by the members of No. 2 Truck Company. In the rear of the factory were a number of cottages and frame buildings. These were all nearly destroyed by the immense walls crashing down upon success. Messrs. Kirker & I3ender have been rushed with orders, several being received the past week. The Louisville Baptist Orphans’ Home has contracted…

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