What’s Burning

Issue 11 and Volume 104.

What’s Burning THE following list includes fires of $10,000 loss and over in the United States and Canada for the month of October, 1951. Month Ending October 31, 1951 Cordova, Alaska—Cordova whse. and adj. bldg. destroyed. Florence, Ariz.—Florence Hotel destroyed. Cigarette. Conway, Ark.—Hangar at Conway Municipal Airport owned by city; 18 planes destroyed. Lake City, Ark.—Huckaby Gin Co. destroyed. North Little Rock, Ark.—Food whse, owned by State of Arkansas destroyed. Star City, Ark.—Lincoln Oak Flooring Co. pit. destroyed. Arcadia, Cal.—Ranch house and garage owned by James H. Meece, destroyed. Spontaneous ignition. Beverly Hills, Cal.—Five stores including hat shop of Designer Kenneth Hopkins, adj. Beverly Hills Brown Derby Restaurant, damaged. East Palo Alto, Cal.—Durant Insulated Pipe Co. destroyed. Emeryville. Cal.—Western Pine Supply Co. lumberyard destroyed. Hanford, Cal.—Auster Fruit Co. packing house and grain elevator of Central Valley Cooperative, destroyed. Isleton, Cal.—Pratlow Cannery destroyed. Long Beach, Cal.—Long Beach Buick Co. pit. damaged.…

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