High School Burned at Albion, N. Y.

Issue 22 and Volume 53.

High School Burned at Albion, N. Y. A fire which broke out recently in the Albion High School at Albion, N. Y., caused a destruction of the laboratory and contents, with a loss of $18,000—$15,000 on the building and $3,000 on the school equipment. In describing the fire, Chief C. Royce Sawyer writes that the building was located in the center of the city, was four stories high and occupied the center of a space of two square acres. The structure was built seven years ago of wood, brick, steel, with tile partition walls. The fire started in the laboratory, on the fourth floor, and the cause was attributed to the overheating of a gas plate used in the laboratory, which must have been left turned on the night previous, as. after the fire was extinguished, the said plate was found with one of the cocks still turned on. A…

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