Cover Picture

Issue 7 and Volume 101.

Cover Picture This month’s cover illustration is a good lesson in the importance of having ample water supplies for fire, protection available. Fire starting front an as yet undisclosed cause in Higginbotham Bros, corner store (see picture) Rising Sun, Texas, raged through entire business block of the little town of 1,100 population. When the community water supply petered out, tank trucks were used to haul water from the nearest creek until additional fire fighting equipment arrived from neighboring towns.

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