Leadership

Warehouse Fire in Boston.

Issue 7 and Volume 50.

Warehouse Fire in Boston. Fire partially destroyed the five story warehouse on Atlantic avenue, near Congress street. Boston, last week. The fire broke out at a time when the fire apparatus in that section were at work on flames in another part of the city, and the warehouse blaze had attained great headway when the department reached the scene. The warehouse was occupied by August Theil & Co. wholesale liquor dealers. Plenty of apparatus was soon on hand and the fire was confined to the building, with a loss of $60,000. The elevated trains and surface cars were stopped and the current was shut off, but Chief Mullen did not find it necessary to follow uphis early proposal to carry lines of hose up on the elevated structure and fight the flames from that vantage point An alarm was sent from box 51. but it was four minutes before the…

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