Leadership

RECENT BIG FIRES

Issue 20 and Volume 63.

RECENT BIG 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 : High Pressure System Saves Engle Building at Jackson The L. Engle Building, containing several small establishments and stores, in the central portion of Jacksonville, Fla., was found to be on fire recently by a citizen passing at the time. He telephoned an alarm at once, to which the fire department, under command of Chief T. W. Haney, responded promptly. The fire started, from an unknown cause, on the third floor rear, at 7 :35 a. m., in the furniture store, and had gained great headway when the department arrived, but, in spite of this fact, the firemen succeeded in confining it to the floor in which it originated. The buildng, which was 17 years…

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