Leadership

3 LARGE FIRES IN 5 DAYS KEEP PITTSBURGH FORCE BUSY

Issue 10 and Volume 93.

3 LARGE FIRES IN 5 DAYS KEEP PITTSBURGH FORCE BUSY Multiple Alarm Fires, Starting from Unknown Causes, Damage Lumber Yard, School, and Furniture Storage Company THREE spectacular multiple alarm night fires, which occurred within a period of five days or ninety-six hours, gave Pittsburgh, Pa., firemen three good hot fire fighting jobs; all three of which called for five and six alarms and a number of special calls for extra apparatus, before they were brought under control. The first fire of the series broke out shortly after one o’clock, Thursday morning August 8 in a large two-story frame building 44 x 148 feet, in the South Hills section of the city. It was owned and occupied by the West Liberty Lumber Company as a planing mill, office, garage and warehouse for paints, varnish and finished building materials of various kinds. All were completely destroyed before the firemen succeeded in stopping…

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