What’s Burning

Issue 11 and Volume 112.

What’s Burning DEPARTMENTS THE FOLLOWING LIST includes fires of $10,000 and over in the United States and Canada for the period from September 22nd to October 19th. Sitka, Alaska—Sitka Hotel destroyed. Cigarette. Batesville, Ark.—Guthrie Produce Co. building destroyed. Hamburg, Ark.—Bank building, housing eight businesses, destroyed. Little Rock, Ark.—Helm’s Bakery destroyed; grocery-confectionery of James O. Hale damaged. Los Angeles, Calif.—Dwelling of contractor Guy F. Atkinson in foothills of Angeles National Forest, destroyed. Cabanas and outbuildings reported ablaze and many other dwellings threatened in Altadena and LaCanada areas. Los Angeles, Calif.—Egg division warehouse of Jersey Maid Milk Products Co. destroyed. Merced, Calif.—American Partition Co. cardboard plant destroyed. Gasoline flareup. Oakland, Calif.—Dwelling of Ivan Sperbeck destroyed. Careless smoking. Oakland, Calif.—Globe Plumbing Supply Co. damaged. Exploding gasoline. San Francisco, Calif.—B. Bacigalupi macaroni factory destroyed. Overheated motor. San Francisco, Calif.—Warehouse of John Demartini Co. extensively damaged. San Francisco, Calif.—Western Paper Stock Co. damaged. Danbury, Conn.—Main…

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