College Garage Razed

Issue 3 and Volume 108.

College Garage Razed A large garage and maintenance building at Mt. San Antonio Junior College near Pomona east of Los Angeles was destroyed by fire on the night of January 16. Damage was estimated by College President George H. Bell at more than $100,000. Six companies of the Los Angeles County Fire Department fought the blaze for 45 minutes before bringing it under control. Battalion Chief Frank Fosdick said the fire apparently started in an electrical shop in the 125×200-foot building. In the garage and also destroyed were a bus, a dump truck, a number of aircraft engines, and thousands of dollars worth of tools.

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