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Fire Victim Revived in Newark, N. J.

Issue 5 and Volume 123.

Fire Victim Revived in Newark, N. J. BATTALION CHIEF Newark, N. J., Fire Department James Lowney, Newark Evening News photos With the front stairway burned away and the rear stairs impassable, Newark, N. J., fire fighters used a ground ladder to rescue a man who was no longer breathing from the second floor of a blazing rooming house. Once on the ground, the victim was revived by mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and the use of a resuscitator. Because of a delayed alarm, the fire had complete control of the fourstory, non-fireproof building at 18 Chestnut Street when the first apparatus arrived in response to an alarm transmitted at 12:48 a.m. January 27. The fire was threatening to extend to the attached houses on each side, so a second alarm was struck immediately after the first companies arrived. Before any apparatus reached the fireground, a 52-year-old woman jumped from a third floor window.…

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