Leadership

Saddlery at Winnipeg Damaged

Issue 26 and Volume 60.

Saddlery at Winnipeg Damaged A fire recently took place in a new two-story building with saddlery contents in Winnepeg, Man., that caused one death and injured four people. The structure is of brick and stone with brick partitions and occupies a space 40×110 feet. The fire started, it is stated, on the ground floor by a match dropped among inflammable stock material by someone making repairs, and was discovered early in the afternoon by some employees, who gave the alarm. Twelve persons were working in the building and some of them attempted to extinguish the fire, not noticing that the fire was spreading until their escape was practically cut off, and this accounted for the number injured. Chief Buchanan responded with seventy-two men and the following apparatus: One Boyce horse-drawn hose wagon, one Waterous horse-drawn steamer, three Webb motor hose wagons, three Commers motor hose wagons, one Kissel motor hose…

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