Leadership

British Firemen Fight Blaze at London Bridge

Issue 21 and Volume 68.

British Firemen Fight Blaze at London Bridge Frontispiece Shows English Department at Work on Station Roof—Electric Building Fire in Milwaukee— Redlands Structure Destroyed—Fire Record of Week Basement Blaze Endangers Hardware Building A blaze in some rubbish in the basement, possibly caused by a tossed match or cigarette, nearly resulted in the destruction of a hardware store and electrical equipment company in the eastern part of Milwaukee, Wis., recently. The department received a still alarm at 10.46 A. M., and owing to its prompt response the fire, which had communicated with the second story was confined t o that floor. The building, which was two stories high and constructed of brick and wood with partition walls on the first floor only, was found to be considderably involved when the department consisting of 105 men arrived under the command of Chief Thomas A. Clancy. The apparatus used consisted of two motor pumpers,…

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