Factories Damaged at Lawrence

Issue 3 and Volume 60.

Factories Damaged at Lawrence Fire recently damaged the factory of the Etna Macaroni Company and an adjoining factory at Lawrence, Mass. Both of these buildings were constructed of wood, and owing to this fact, the flames spread so rapidly that they were coming through the roofs of both structures when the department arrived. The buildings were located in the center of the block, and hence many other structures were threatened by the flames. Chief D. E. Carey, by the exercise of skill, managed to confine the flames to these two buildings. Under his able leadership, the department did good work, saving a large part of the two buildings from destruction, and extinguishing the blaze in two hours. Two turret pipes and two deluge sets were used in fighting the fire. Eight 6-inch, triple hydrants, located 300 feet apart, were available for service. Nine hydrant and eight engine streams were thrown…

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