Leadership

Seven Milwaukee Firemen Killed at Fire

Issue 18 and Volume 54.

Seven Milwaukee Firemen Killed at Fire Seven dead firemen and 24 injured were taken from the ruins of the store of the Goodyear Rubber Company in Milwaukee, Wis., Sunday night in a fire which caused a loss of $500,000. It is believed there are several more bodies in the ruins. The flames broke out on the second floor, and while the firemen were fighting the blaze from the front and rear an explosion sent the walls crashing down on 50 firemen. Windows for blocks around were smashed and the flames spread to adjoining buildings. Practically the entire fire-fighting apparatus of the city was called out, the Goodyear plant being in the heart of the business sectiou.

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