Leadership

MINNEAPOLIS DEAD FIREMEN.

Issue 1 and Volume 1895 18.

MINNEAPOLIS DEAD FIREMEN. The serious fire visiting Minneapolis, Minn., on the night of June 27th, and reported in FUSE AND WATER last week, was attended with disastrous consequences of an appalling nature. While a score of the intrepid firemen were striving to the limit of human effort confining the fire to the block it started in the great wall of the building burst out without warning. The firemen were hemmed about as if in a trap, and could hardly have escaped had there been notice of danger. The police and spectators rushed to the rescue. Five lifeless bodies and ten unconscious forms were taken from the mass of crumbled masonry. One of the injured, John Gray of Hook and Ladder company No. 8, received probably fatal injuries. The list of the dead is: Joseph W. Hoy, truckman, Hook and Ladder No. 2, unmarried; Walter ltichardson, Hose company No. fi, leaves…

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