Fire Damages Lumber Plant at Shirley

Issue 4 and Volume 60.

Fire Damages Lumber Plant at Shirley Fire recently damaged the plant of the Shirley Lumber Company, at Shirley, Me., to the extent of $50,000. The fire, started in the engine room and was caused by a hot box. It was first discovered by the firemen. Sixty persons were employed at the plant at the time of the fire but none was injured. The building damaged was one story high and was constructed of wood, about eighty years ago. It contained partition walls. E. M. Stacy was in command at the fire, and had three engines in service. There were no hydrants available for use.

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