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Wallington, N. J., Pumping Plant Wiped Out

Issue 15 and Volume 67.

Wallington, N. J., Pumping Plant Wiped Out The fire that recently wiped out the plant of the Anderson Lumber Company, at Wallington, N. J. started from unknown cause about 6:15 p. m. The building was of one-story brick and frame, 35 years old and had a hose reel with 2 1/2-inch hose for protection. The fire was discovered by an employee and the mill whistle sounded, but it proved too much for the Wallington Fire Department and the mayor telephoned to Passaic for assistance. The Passaic alarm was then pulled and Chief R. H. Bowker went with 30 of his men, taking with them a Webb pumper and two 2 1/2 and two two 1 1/8-inch nozzles. The pump pressure was 130 pounds. Two 3way hydrants were available on the Passaic side of the river, with water pressure of 100 pounds. Seven hydrant and two engine streams were thrown, the…

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