Theatre Fire at East Liverpool

Issue 7 and Volume 57.

Theatre Fire at East Liverpool Fire, the origin of which is unknown, completely gutted the interior of the Brunt auditorium building, South Market Street, East Liverpool, O., at 3.10 A. M., January 9, with a total loss of $19,500 in property valued at about $30,000. The building was 2 stories high, 60 by 100, and constructed of brick 30 years ago. The fire started in a clothing store on the first floor and when the fire department arrived the fire was eating its way between a double floor and up through the partition and under the roof. The building was heavily charged with smoke. For a time it appeared that the fire would spread to adjoining buildings. This danger was increased by the strong wind which carried t_____e sparks to adjacent structures. It was then practically an impossibility to save the building, but it was confined to the building. It…

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