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BLAZE STARTS IN TRUCK SHOPS OF BOSTON ELEVATED RAILWAY

Issue 5 and Volume 83.

BLAZE STARTS IN TRUCK SHOPS OF BOSTON ELEVATED RAILWAY Rain Aided in Preventing Spread of Flames —Fire Forces Directed by Chief Daniel F. Sennott—Cellar Pipes Do Good Work FLAMES that apparently started in the forge shop of the Boston Elevated Railway, from an oil fed forge, had obtained great headway before discovered, and developed into a three-alarm fire. Employees at the shop manned a hose line from a hydrant in the yard and attempted to fight the blaze. The first alarm was received at 9:47 p. m., the second filed five minutes later and third sent at 10:11. The apparatus called to the scene consisted of fifteen engines and ntteen hose wagons, five hook and ladder trucks. two water towers, one rescue company, two lighting units, emergency wrecker, and wagons of the Boston Protective Department, also fuel wagon and emergency trucks of the Boston Consolidated Gas Company and Elevated Railway.…

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