Wholesale Produce Fire Well Handled

Issue 15 and Volume 80.

Wholesale Produce Fire Well Handled Confining the Fire to Single Building Reflects Much Credit on Department—Possibility Fire May Have Been Cheeked in Fire Building THE fire described in the last issue of this journal, under the department of Administration, showed very fine work on the part of the local department, although there is a slight possibility that the fire may have been checked within the building in which it started and not have been permitted to burn this buildto the ground. The fire building and surrounding structures are shown in the sketch herewith. As described in the last issue, the city in which this fire occurred was on the Atlantic seaboard and had a population of approximately 70,000. The fire department was made up of seven engine companies all of which were equipped with motor apparatus, and two truck companies, each having a city service truck. Response to Alarms Response…

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