Air Pilot Spots Fire, Sounds Alarm

Issue 1 and Volume 108.

Air Pilot Spots Fire, Sounds Alarm An Eastern Airlines pilot, Capt. William R. Call, radioed an alarm of fire through the airlines dispatcher to the Rhode Island state police on Oct. 28th last. Flying over Cumberland, R. I., he saw the fire in the gymnasium of Mount St. Rita’s Academy, and his radio did the rest. More than 100 nuns and novices were aroused following discovery of the $40,000 blaze.

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