Hotel Burned at Fresno

Issue 8 and Volume 57.

Hotel Burned at Fresno The Fulton and Grand Central Hotel at Fresno, Cal., were recently destroyed by fire with a total loss of about $100,000. The building which contained both hotels was constructed of brick and wood, was 5 stories high and 75 by 150 feet in area. There were stores on the ground floor. The fire started in the rear of the building on the ground floor at 8.45 p. m., and burned 12 hours. There were two fire escapes on the building and only one stairway of wood around an open elevator shaft. Eleven streams from three engines were used, with a water pressure of 40 pounds. Falling walls killed two firemen.

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