Leadership

8 FIREMEN BURIED BY WALL COLLAPSE AT SYRACUSE FIRE

Issue 3 and Volume 92.

8 FIREMEN BURIED BY WALL COLLAPSE AT SYRACUSE FIRE Floors Give Way after General Alarm Fire Had Been Extinguished—New York City Investigators Search for Arson EIGHT members of the Syracuse, N. Y., Fire Department were buried alive by the collapse of a brick wall, after a fire had been extinguished in a three-story brick building which was vacant, except for a restaurant on the ground floor, where labor trouble had developed. The fire broke out some time before 2 a.m., February 3. It was reported by a man who ran to a nearby fire company. After the company arrived, a box alarm was turned in. With the arrival of a District Chief, a 3-3 alarm was turned in. Even with the combined efforts of all the firemen, two hours were required to extinguish the fire. Nothing to Indicate Building Was Insecure When the fire had died down, there was nothing…

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