Firemen Have Narrow Escape from Falling Walls

Issue 1 and Volume 72.

Firemen Have Narrow Escape from Falling Walls Woonsocket, R. I., Has One of Its Worst Fires—Other Departments Assist in Subduing Flames—Oil Fire from Lightning in Bayonne, N. J.—Burnings of the Week Falling Walls Cover Eight Men in Woonsocket One of the worst fires that Woonsocket, R. I., has ever experienced took place in the early morning of June 10, resulting in the destruction or partial burning of six business buildings. The fire was discovered at 5 :45 a. m., when the interior of the Crowell Building’s lower floor was found to be in flames. At six o’clock Deputy Chief D. E. Stone, of the Woonsocket department, who was in command, it being Chief A. J. Cote’s day off, sent in a second alarm. At 6:30, noting the seriousness of the situation Chief Stone phoned for assistance from Providence, Pawtucket, Central Falls and Worcester. The Pawtucket firemen were the first outsiders…

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