Leadership

Fire Destroys Company

Issue 3 and Volume 135.

Fire Destroys Company American Fire Apparatus Company, a division of Collins Industries, Inc., of Hutchinson, Kan., was destroyed by fire on Dec. 19. Losses were estimated at $1.1 million. Thirteen fire trucks being assembled were burned along with the plant’s machinery and materials. A Collins spokesman hoped production would be resumed in 90 days.

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