Sleeps Through Fire

Issue 10 and Volume 94.

Sleeps Through Fire Ray Cornwall, of the Kerotest Manufacturing Company, makers of fire department specialties, was asleep in his room in the Hotel Onesto, Canton, Ohio, recently, when the building took fire from a spark from an acetylene torch. Awakened by the pumpers in operation, he “thought it was a concrete mixer,” and peacefully dozed off again. He learned differently the next morning when he arrived down in the lobby.

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