Paper Plant Destroyed

Issue 21 and Volume 56.

Paper Plant Destroyed At Norfolk, Va., September 15, the plant of the Corrugated Paper Company was destroyed with a loss of about $34,000. The building was 40 by 150 feet, four stories high, of brick and frame construction and possessed no fire extinguishing equipments other than chemical extinguishers. Four steam fire engines with eight streams through 4,000 feet of hose were in service. Chief Engineer R. F. McLaughlin was in command. Six hydrants on a 12-inch main with about 20 pounds pressure supplied sufficient water for the engines.

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