Fall River Thanks Nearby Cities

Issue 5 and Volume 81.

Fall River Thanks Nearby Cities The Board of Aldermen of Fall River, Mass., passed a resolution of thanks for aid rendered at the big fire which swept six blocks near the centre of the city. Copies of the resolution were sent to the following municipalities which sent apparatus: Boston, Providence, New Bedford, Taunton, Newport, Brockton, Bristol, Warren, Attleboro, North Attleboro, Assonet, Swansea, Dighton, Dartmouth, Mansfield, Glen Farms, Somerset, Lakewood, Westport, Woonsocket, and the Newport Naval Training Station. The city will pay $2000 for the protection furnished by the state militia. State Fire Marshal George C. Neal has made public the following report of Chief Inspector Timothy C. Murphy who investigated the cause of fire: “An inquest was held by me at Police Headquarters, Fall River, on Tuesday, into the cause and circumstances of the fire of Feb. 2, which originated in a building formerly occupied by the Pocasset Manufacturing Company…

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