Leadership

APPARATUS DAMAGED IN FIRE THAT DESTROYED WAREHOUSE

Issue 9 and Volume 82.

APPARATUS DAMAGED IN FIRE THAT DESTROYED WAREHOUSE Brick Walls of Old Type Building Crash— Ten Streams Directed on Blaze—Cause of Fire Undetermined—One Fireman Injured A SINGLE brick wall was all that was left of a furniture warehouse in Roanoke, Va., after the fire department had unsuccessfully to control the brize that caused a $135,000 damage. One fireman was injured but not seriously. A passerby discovered smoke issuing from the roof of the warehouse, and the alarm was turned in at 1:21 P. M. Four minutes later firemen had the first line playing on the fire. By two o’clock the fire had a good hold and flames broke through the roof. At 3:30 the roof and walls fell with a crash that was heard throughout the down town district. At that time there were ten streams directed on the fire. When the walls fell, some bricks buried the legs of a…

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