Leadership

What’s Burning

Issue 11 and Volume 108.

What’s Burning THE following list includes fires of $10,000 loss and over in the United States and Canada for the month of Ocober, 1955. Month Ending October 31, 1955 Birmingham, Ala.—Donovan Coffee Co. building in downtown district, damaged. Demopolis, Ala.—Allen W. Rogers Industries building damaged. Sheffield, Ala.—Elementary school destroyed. Flagstaff, Ariz.—Southwest Lumbcrmills, Inc., planing mill and storage warehouse, a mile east, destroyed. Blytheville, Ark.—Wright Supply Co. building materials firm damaged. Booneville, Ark.—Palace Cafe and Junior Market destroyed. Bowman, Ark.—Delta Farms Cotton Gin near here destroyed. Caraway, Ark.—Grain elevator destroyed. Spark from a corn husk burner. Russellville, Ark.—Main building of Dover High School, 12 miles north, destroyed. Lightning. Corcoran, Cal.—Warehouse of Cutter Grain & Milling Co. destroyed. Electric motor. Eagle Rock, Cal.—Dale Theatre destroyed. Long Beach, Cal.—Girrillo’s Cafe damaged. Los Angeles, Cal.—Building housing Sanford Aircraft, Inc., Walmore Equipment Corp., Jet Fitting & Supply Co., Associated Machines Sales and Precision Machine Rebuilders,…

Subscribe to unlock this content

Subscribe Now