Wooden Shingled Roofs a Fire Menace in Ottawa

Issue 20 and Volume 68.

Wooden Shingled Roofs a Fire Menace in Ottawa These Inflammable Roof Coverings Nearly Cause Conflagration in Canadian City from Brands Landing upon Them — Portland, Ore., Blaze — Other Fires of Week Skating Rink and Stables Destroyed at Ottawa Damage to the extent of $150,000 was done by fire in the early morning recently, when Deys Rink, and the Producer’s Dairy Company stables were completely destroyed by fire and a score of houses more or less seriously damaged. A large quantity of equipment in the huge building, and worth over $25,000, was totally destroyed. In the Producer’s Dairy Stables were over 50 horses in their stalls. Nearly 40 of them were safely removed, but the rest were lost in maze of smoke and flames, and were burned to death. Two motor trucks were destroyed, along with a large amount of garage equipment located in the building. Six delivery rigs out…

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