What’s Burning?

Issue 9 and Volume 109.

What’s Burning? DEPARTMENTS THE FOLLOWING LIST includes fires of $10,000 and over in the United States and Canada for the period from July 22nd to August 22nd. Yuma, Ariz.—S and W Ranch, eleven miles east, damaged. Fort Smith, Ark.—Building housing Progress Club. Elks Club, American Legion, luncheonette and Central Supply Co., destroyed. Angwin, Cal.—Boys annex dormitory at Pacific Union College, Napa County, destroyed. Pilot light ignited cleaning fluid. Arcata, Cal.—Areata Laundry destroyed. Los Angeles, Cal.—W. P. Fuller Co. paint plant damaged. Static electricity ignited lacquer fumes. Los Angeles, Cal.—Wilshire Manufacturing Co. plant and Light of Hollywood plant adjoining, destroyed. Los Angeles, Cal.—Zenith National Insurance Co. damaged. Arson. Oakland, Cal.—Chester Hotel destroyed. Quincy, Cal.—Eight buildings in American Valley, Plumas County, destroyed. Newport, Del.—Krebs Pigment plant damaged. Molten magnesium overflowed. Jacksonville, Fla.—Florida-Georgia Distributors Co. building damaged. St. Marks, Fla.—Warehouse and several tanks at Seminole Asphalt Refining Co. plant damaged. Brunswick, Ga.—Navy blimp…

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