Leadership

FIRE AT SENECA FALLS.

Issue 4 and Volume 42.

FIRE AT SENECA FALLS. Specially reported for FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING. An early morning fire totally destroyed the new brick plant of the Glen Wagon company at Seneca Falls, N. Y., with all its contents, the large frame storage warehouse of the Gould Manufacturing company, filled with costly wide pattern lumber, a smaller storage building of wood and full of wagon rims and spokes belonging to the wagon company, and seriously damaged a frame dwelling—all in the Oak street manufacturing district. The total loss was $80,000, with an insurance of $50,000. The fire, whose origin is unknown, broke out in the woodworking room, and the tire department, under Chief M. E. Hanlin, was promptly in the ground. The flames were then confined to a small area, and the lines of hose stretched from the nearby hydrants would have been more than enough to have drowned the flames out in a…

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