Issue 11 and Volume 38.

FIRE NEWS OF THE WEEK Special correspondence of FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING At Toulouse, France, the Novelty theatre gutted by fire, no lives were lost. Five frame buildings, valued, with contents, at $25,000, burned at Duquesne, Pa. Former Chief C. H. Downing, of Lynn, Mass., seems to be a favorite candidate for the mayoralty. On August 30 lightning struck and caused the burning of four barns within a short radius of Cato, N. Y. The Russian oil fields at Baku, on the Caspian sea, are being burned by revolutionists. Millions of dollars lost. A $200,000 loss was caused at Madisonvil.e. Ky., by the burning of one of the finest business I locks in the city. Hire starting from a defective kitchen line destroyed a private residence at Owingsville, Ky. l ire protection needed there. The explosion of a fifty-gallon tank of bisulphide of carbon in the Mallinckrodl Chemical works, St.…

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