Issue 13 and Volume 63.

RECENT IMPORTANT FIRES (Specially Reported for FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING.) The following are among the important recent fires occurring in various sections of the country which have been specially reported to FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING: Ottawa Recruiting Depot Burned Starting in the rear of the Base Recruiting Depot, a fire destroyed that building and four stores, beside seriously damaging four others stores at 2:30 a. m. recently and entailing a loss of a quarter of a million dollars, before it was under control. The fire was discovered by a police constable, who ran and sent in an alarm from Box 27, which brought out Chief Graham and Western District Chief Burnitt with apparatus from Stations 2, 3, 7, 8 and 9. On the arrival of Chief Graham he at once sent in a general alarm which called additional apparatus from Stations 1, 4, 6, 10. and 11, and Eastern District…

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