What’s Burning

Issue 8 and Volume 106.

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, 1953. Month Ending July 31, 1953 Mobile, Ala.—Boathouse and three yachts destroyed at Choctaw Point. Monroeville, Ala.—Wood Products Co., furniture manufacturers, damaged. Monticello, Ark.—Building housing Drew Theatre, Gates Beauty Shop and Drew County Selective Service office, destroyed. Lightning. Nashville, Ark.—Building housing Plaza Cafe and studios of photographer Edward Ramage, also storage room used by Easy Pay Tire Co., destroyed. Adjoining building occupied by Ball Chevrolet Co. damaged. Altadena, Cal.—Johnson Lumber Co.’s yard destroyed. Delano, Cal.—Thomas Tractor & Equipment Co. damaged. Fortuna. Cal.—New sawmill at Hansen-Pacific Lumber Corp. yard, destroyed. Spontaneous ignition. Fresno, Cal.—Brix Apartment Building, destroyed. Arson. Fresno, Cal.—Hughes Hotel destroyed. Arson. Fresno, Cal.—California Products Co. processing plant and warehouse, damaged. Los Angeles, Cal.—Beverly Hills homes of Edward Powell and Harry Prezant, destroyed. Dwelling of Alvin Asher,…

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