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FIRE NEWS

Issue 17 and Volume 20.

FIRE NEWS The Standard, the well-known weekly insurance journal, of Boston, has issued a very handsomely gotten-up special anniversary number, in commemoration of its having completed its twenty-fifth year as a newspaper. Of the literary contributions which enrich its columns, there are four which will prove of especial interest to all connected with fire service, namely, “Thermostats,” by Charles Burgher, secretary of the Boston Automatic Fire Alarm Company; “The Eectrical Hazard.” by G. M. Goddard, secretary of the New England Insurance Exchange; “ Automatic Sprinklers,” by Win. Kane, manager of the Schuylkill Fire Insurance Company, and “ Fire Protection,” by U. C. Crosby, special agent of the Phenix Insurance Company. An incendiary set fire to the frame supply storehouse of the Dayton. Tenn., Coal and Iron Company, where, besides $5,000 worth of merchandise, 225 pounds of dynamite were stored. An explosion followed, which destroyed the large storehousebuilding and scattered its…

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