Leadership

Printing Plant Fire at Harrisburg, Pa.

Issue 24 and Volume 55.

Printing Plant Fire at Harrisburg, Pa. The plant of the Aughinbaugh Press Company, of Harrisburg, Pa., was partially destroyed by fire April 8, with an estimated loss of $80,000, of which $10,000 was in building, valued at $15,000, and $70,000 on contents, valued at $150,000. The building was 52 by 86 feet, three stories high and constructed of brick. The fire started from an unknown cause at 10:10 P. M., in rear of office on the first floor, and burned for four hours. There were a few small chemical extinguishers in the building, which were not used, as the building was entirely in flames, when the alarm was given. The fire department in command of Chief John C. Kindler had in service 7 engines, 2 trucks and 9 hose-chemical wagons, and 17 engine, 1 1/4-inch streams through 8,000 feet of hose, on the fire. The water supply from a gravity…

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