Leadership

Saginaw Has a $70,000 Fire

Issue 22 and Volume 53.

Saginaw Has a $70,000 Fire The Saginaw Wood Product Co., wholesale toy house, outside the city limits of Saginaw, Mich., occupied a space of 500 by 200 feet (seven buildings) and was two years old. It was a two-story building, constructed of wood, except the power house, which was of brick. A citizen discovered the fire as soon as it had started, but no guess can be made as to its cause. A telegraph alarm was at once turned in, which brought out one auto fire engine, four hose companies and one hook and ladder truck. When the department arrived the fire had a good start on the second floor of the large building. Two hydrants were available, distant from each other 400 feel, with a pressure of 60 pounds. Two engine streams and two hydrant streams were thrown. The water supply was furnished by direct pumping from an 8-inch…

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