New York State Fire News.

Issue 21 and Volume 44.

New York State Fire News. On November 3 the village of Savannah. 35 miles west of Syracuse, was almost wiped off the map by an early morning fire, which swept north and south through the business section of the city, until twenty-one buildings and $150,000 worth of property had been destroyed. The fire started in Millan’s bakery, on Main street, and in a few minutes had spread to the buildings adjoining on cither side. The flames then jumped across the street and spread in both directions on each side of the thoroughfare. The local volunteer fire department attempted to check the progress of the blaze with hand-engines, but their efforts were of but little avail. An engine, hose wagon and fourteen firemen from Syracuse and one from Clyde went to the scene, but by the time thev had reached Savannah the fire had burned itself out. There was practically no…

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