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Moving Picture Studio of Famous Players Burned in Hollywood

Issue 25 and Volume 63.

Moving Picture Studio of Famous Players Burned in Hollywood The moving picture studio of the Famous Players-Lasky Coroporation at Hollywood, Cal., caught fire from spontaneous combustion, at 4:01 p. m., recently, and when, in response to an alarm by employees, Chief A. J. Eley, with 35 firemen, arrived the fire had gotten a good start among some old flats (scenery). The first proved to be an exceedingly hard one to handle, on account of the large amount of stocked flats, which hampered the firemen in their work. The studio was situated in the residential section of the city, and covered two entire square blocks, but, owing to the good work of the department, only about 100 square feet of the buildings were burned. Ten engine streams were thrown from eight 2 1/2-inch double hydrants, spaced about 200 feet apart, with pressure at 75 pounds. The apparatus in use were three…

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