Leadership

Fire Shed Destroyed by Fire at St. John

Issue 6 and Volume 60.

Fire Shed Destroyed by Fire at St. John The I. C. R. flour shed, together with its contents of tea and flour, was completely destroyed by fire recently, at St. John, N. B., Canada. The building was valued at $20,000 and the contents at about $60,000. The fire started at 12:15 a. m., and, it is stated, is supposed to have been of incendiary origin. It burned for five hours. Owing to the large amount of rubbish scattered about the building. the flames spread rapidly, so that the department, upon arriving, found the condition of the fire very serious. Chief George Blake and his men fought the blaze skillfully, however, and although it was impossible for them tai save the flour shed from destruction, they did excellent work in preventing the fire from spreading to the various other buildings located in the vicinity. The destroyed building was located on a…

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