Brick Dairy Supply Building Burned at Kansas City

Issue 8 and Volume 63.

Brick Dairy Supply Building Burned at Kansas City The four-story brick building of the N. A. Kennedy supply company, in wholesale implement district of Kansas City, Mo., caught fire from an unknown cause recently and the entire structure was a mass of flames when the fire department, in command of Chief J. C. Egner, arrived, soon after the alarm, phoned in by a policeman at 7.06 a. m., was received. The structure, 50 x 125 feet in size, was 25 years old and was dry and inflammable. Five single hydrant streams were thrown, and twelve engine lines were also employed, two turret streams, being thrown on the fire. In one, four lines of hose were siamesed, and in the other, 6 lines were used. There were 15 4and 6-inch hydrants available, 150 feet apart, with pressure at 90 pounds, from mains of 4 and 12 inches, respectively. In all 6,500…

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