Leadership

THREE MEN KILLED WHEN PUMPER CRASHES DOWN ROAD EMBANKMENT

Issue 5 and Volume 82.

THREE MEN KILLED WHEN PUMPER CRASHES DOWN ROAD EMBANKMENT Company Speeding on Foggy Night From Stowe Township to Fight Oil Refinery Fire in Carnegie Plant at Heidelburg, Pa.— Many Injured THREE volunteer firemen, all members of Hose Company No. 2 of the Stowe Township Volunteer Fire Department, one of the many suburban sections of the city of Pittsburgh. Pa., lost their lives when their pumper crashed down a steep embankment during a dense fog that bad settled over Pittsburgh and vicinity for several days. The men were speeding to the plant of the Carnegie Refining Co. in Heidelberg, Pa. The oil plant blaze for a time, threatened to wipe out the entire refining unit covering several acres of ground. The fire was fought by a dozen fire companies from surrounding municipalities and the city of Pittsburgh. In addition to the firemen killed and injured in the fatal crash of the…

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