New Milford Men Fight Outside Fire

Issue 8 and Volume 71.

New Milford Men Fight Outside Fire A fire of unknown origin broke out in the hydrating plant of the New England Lime Company’s plant at Boardman, a suburb of New Milford, Conn., at 6:30 p. m. on December 13. The plant is two miles north of Milford and covers about three acres, it being about 200 yards from a country road. The buildings were one of three stories, one of two stories and one of one story, mostly constructed of frame. The main building consists of a kiln shed, some 300 feet long, housing seven kilns in which the limestone from an adjacent ledge is burned. About fifty feet to the west is the building in which the hydrating lime is prepared and about 100 feet west of the hydrating plant is situated the cooper shop. At the south end of the main kiln shed, and underneath a trestle, is…

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