Seven Firemen Injured in Milwaukee

Issue 1 and Volume 69.

Seven Firemen Injured in Milwaukee A fire which caused the injury of seven firemen occurred in Milwaukee, Wis., recently in the building of the Milwaukee Seed Company, situated in the. western part of the city. This structure, 120×150 feet, four stories in height, constructed of brick and wood with brick partitions, caught fire at 10:31 P. M., the alarm coming in to the fire department over the telephone at that time. When the department arrived under the command of Chief Thomas A. Clancy, the first and second floors were entirely involved in flames and the fire was spreading to the third and fourth floors. There were 176 men at the fire, and the apparatus consisted of seven steamers, three motor pumpers, two fireboats, six trucks and one water tower. Two 6-inch single and double hydrants and three cisterns were used, spaced about 300 feet apart, with pressure of 55 pounds…

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