Jacksonville Has Two Four-Alarm Fires

Issue 11 and Volume 83.

Jacksonville Has Two Four-Alarm Fires Within two days, Jacksonville, Fla., suffered from two four-alarm fires. The first occurred on Sunday morning at 3:35 a.m. in a jewelry establishment. Chief H. R. MacMillan, Assistant Chief E. A. Perry and Engines 1, 2 and 3, Trucks 1 and 2 and High Pressure Co. 1 and 2 responded. A third alarm was sent at once bringing four more engine companies, a ladder company and Chief G. E. Hare. After a more thorough inspection of the fire a fourth alarm was sounded. Two additional engine companies responded. Twenty hydrants, about half high pressure hydrants, were available. Six high pressure streams were used and eight engines supplied other lines at 150 pounds average pressure. The fire was confined to the floor of origin. Salvage covers prevented a large property damage. The “all out” signal was given at 6:15 a.m. The following morning fire was discovered…

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