Leadership

TWO CHEMICAL WAREHOUSES DESTROYED IN JACKSONVILLE

Issue 1 and Volume 85.

TWO CHEMICAL WAREHOUSES DESTROYED IN JACKSONVILLE Captain and Three Firemen Seriously Injured—Chemical Dust From Fire Removed Paint From Automobiles on Highways A FIRE captain and three firemen were seriously injured and a score others received minor injuries as two large warehouses located on the downtown waterfront of Jacksonville, Fla., filled with twelve hundred tons of nitrate soda, potash, and sulphates, burned on the night of December 3. Fire was discovered by a watchman who sounded the first alarm over the A. D. T. alarm system and the alarm was received at fire headquarters simultaneously with a box call at 8:24 p.m. The first alarm assignment consisted of engines 1-4-5; trucks 1 and 2; high pressure No. 2 and the fire boat. John B. Callahan, in command of Chief H. R. MacMillan and Assistant Chief J. B. Chancey of the Western Division. Upon the arrival of Chief MacMillan, he found that…

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