Leadership

Burlington, Vt., Has Bad Fire

Issue 4 and Volume 81.

Burlington, Vt., Has Bad Fire Damage estimated at $500,000 was caused on February 1, in Burlington, Vt., when flames destroyed the old 5-story Y. M. C. A. building and the adjoining McAuliffe Paper Company building. A large number of stores and offices were burned out. Two firemen and a civilian were injured by a falling wall. The police station and new city hall were threatened and a dozen roof fires were caused by flying embers. The burned buildings were in the heart of the city’s business section. Chief Carl D. Stockwell directed the firemen and was assisted by a motor pumper from Winooski.

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