Issue 25 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 FIBE AND WATER ENGINEERING: Concrete Wall Saves Part of Building at Sault Ste. Marie A fire, probably originating from an overheated bearing, very nearly wiped out the plant of the Great Lakes Power Company, situated on the banks of the Sault Ste. Marie Canal, in the city of that name, Ont., Can. A portion of the north end of the building was saved by the hard work of the fire department, under Chief W. J. Phillips, as was also the adjoining paper mill of the Spanish River Pulp and Paper Company. A solid 2-inch concrete wall in this part of the Power company’s building contributed to this result. The structure that was destroyed was 100 x 150 feet in…

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