Leadership

Factory Fire at Orillia, Ont.

Issue 10 and Volume 46.

Factory Fire at Orillia, Ont. The fire at Orillia, Ont., on the afternoon of August 21, did damage, given by the informant of this journal, at $400,000, and insurance of $235,000. The property burned was the large plant of the Tudhope-Mclntyre company, devoted to making carriages and automobiles. It is situated in the southwestern part of the city and occupies a space of about ten acres. The highest building burned was four stories and was of brick construction. Three frame buildings, tin-covered were also burned. None of these buildings were equipped with sprinklers. The main building was ten years old and the others 25 or 30. The fire also spread to eight nearby dwellings. The fire originated in the paint shop, its origin is uncertain, althought spontaneous combustion is suggested. When the department arrived the fire was coming out all the top windows. “The blaze went throught as fast as…

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