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FRAME APARTMENT HOUSE FIRE RESULTS IN FIVE FATALITIES

Issue 6 and Volume 93.

FRAME APARTMENT HOUSE FIRE RESULTS IN FIVE FATALITIES Effective Work of Fire Department Keeps Loss Small A RAGING fire which occurred at the Charter Apartment Hotel, Pleasant Street, Worcester, Mass., on March 2, took a toll of five lives, the largest number ever to be killed in a fire in that city, and also caused a property damage estimated at between $50,000 to $100,000. Sixty occupants of the livestorv building were driven out by the flames, including many who were rescued by the firemen. Victims Returned to Rooms The building was a raging inferno when the firemen arrived, but in spite of this fact, probably no lives would have been lost if the victims of the flames had heeded the often repeated warning to escape from a fire when the opportunity presented itself, and not to return to a burning building to save some valuables. This fact was vividly illustrated…

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