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FIRE IN EDISON ELECTRICAL BUILDING.

Issue 19 and Volume 42.

FIRE IN EDISON ELECTRICAL BUILDING. Six heavy wire-glass windows, with their steel frames, were dashed into the street by the explosion of a dynamo on the second floor of the Edison Electrical company’s building on First avenue and Thirty-eighth street, Manhattan, New York. A short circuit caused the trouble. A policeman turned in a_____ alarm of fire, which, in addition to the land force brought the fireboats David Boody and W. L. Story. No fire, however, was discoverable. So far as is known (for the Edison people vouchsafed no information) none of the employes was hurt, nor did anyone outside suffer any injury, although one of the heavy steel window frames barely missed a streetcar, as it was passing the building.

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