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FIRE NEWS

Issue 18 and Volume 1895 18.

FIRE NEWS At Glasboro, N. J., shortly after midnight on October 26, a workman in Whitney Bros.’glass works discovered flumes among the woodwork of factory No. 1. Seizing what he supposed to be a bucket of water, he threw the contents over the flames. The bucket contained the most inflammable sort of coal oil. In an instunt the factory was ablaze. The fire communicated quickly to a nearby warehouse, which, in its turn, set fire to a second, and then a third warehouse, all four buildings being ablaze in less than fifteen minutes from the time of the workman’s blunder. Word was despatched to Superintendent Dayton, of the. Camden and Atlantic Railroad, who hurriedly sent to the place the railroad company’s fire engine, which reached there just twenty-seven minutes after the despatch left G las boro. Before the engine arrived, the tlames had communicated to the meat market and the…

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