Leadership

Night Club Destroyed by $100,000 Blaze

Issue 9 and Volume 111.

Night Club Destroyed by $100,000 Blaze The Embers night club in Washington Township, Ohio, lived up to its name, August 13 last—and became embers. Fire completely destroyed the nighterie shortly after 4:00 a.m. The Trilby, Ohio, Fire Department was notified by the Washington Township dispatcher at 4:22 a.m., following receipt of a telephone alarm from a motorist who discovered the blaze. The volunteers under Chief Elden LaFollette responded promptly, but the structure was so fulls involved they were unable for some time to approach near enough to get water on the fire. The cause of the blaze was undetermined. Chief LaFollette said there had been six other fires at the club in the last two years—three of them of suspicious origin—all of them apparently starting in the kitchen. According to the chief, the latest, and final blaze, however, appeared not to have originated in that part of the structure. The…

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