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Again Standardized Couplings Register

Issue 20 and Volume 71.

Again Standardized Couplings Register Lynn, Mass., Suffers Great Fire, Which But for Help of Other Departments Might Have Destroyed City—Uniform Hose Connections Allow of Co-operation—Fires of Week A combination of shingle roofs and a high wind caused one of the most severe fires which Lynn, Mass., has suffered from since the great conflagration of 1889. The fire originated, it is believed, from the boiling over of a bucket of hot tar in the Ryan Ideal Stain Company in Washington Street. Tongues of flames suddenly burst from all sides of the building and Chief Chase on his arrival immediately saw that he had a bad conflagration on his hands. Calls for help were telephoned to all of the surrounding cities and towns and engine companies from Swampscott, Nahant, Marblehead, Salem, Peabody and Revere responded to the call. The Swampscott Company through arrangements with the local department. answers all third alarms in…

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