What’s Burning

Issue 8 and Volume 102.

What’s Burning THE following list includes fires of $10,000 loss and over in the United States and Canada for the month of July, 1949. Month Ending July 31, 1949 Cure Labelle, Que.—Hotel Chez Louis, destroyed. Fairmont, Minn.—Bob Wallace Mercantile Co., Koenig’s Ben Franklin store, Kiehl’s bakery and Harold’s shoe store, damaged. Bakersfield. Cal.—Automobile tire recapping plt. and storage whse., destroyed. Hemet, Cal.—Hemet Mutual Groves, Inc., packing house; Monte Vista Garage; L. W. Strick len farm implement and truck agency show room and shop; and dwelling, destroyed. Litchfield. Minn.—Grain elevator, office bldg. and mill at plt. of Farm Feed Mfg. Co., destroyed. Ford City, Pa.—H. E. Arner lumber yard, destroyed. Hershey, Pa.—Barn on Rolling Green farm of Hershey Industrial School, 1/2 mile west, destroyed. Dalhart, Tex.—Dalhart High School bldg. damaged. Explosion in science laboratory. Paris, Tex.—Piggly-Wiggly grocery store and Lamar food locker, damaged. Longview, Wash.—Jud’s book store destroyed; Helen Davis women’s…

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