Leadership

Grand Island, Neb., Has Large Warehouse Fire

Issue 2 and Volume 77.

Grand Island, Neb., Has Large Warehouse Fire The city of Grand Island. Neb., was visited on December 15 with one of the worst fires it has ever experienced, and one which taxed the fire-fighting powers of the municipality to the utmost. The blaze was discovered in the basement of the Ulry-Talbert Company and the alarm was telephoned in to fire headquarters at 9:20 a. m. On the arrival of Chief Thomas M. Dillon, seeing the seriousness of the blaze, he at once sent in a second alarm, bringing two combination chemical and hose cars, the fire equipment of the city. Eleven paid men and about fiftyvolunteers responded. The fire had by this time fully involved the basement and floors of the Ulry-Talbot concern and was spreading to the buildings of the American-Beet Sugar Company and the Dolan Fruit Company. The last building to catch before the fire was brought under…

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