$400,000 Fire in Los Angeles
A blaze swept through the Grey Building in the business district of Los Angeles, Cal., recently resulting in about $400,000 worth of damage. More than 200 firemen and sixty pieces of apparatus fought the blaze for three hours before it was considered under control.
One firemen died under tons of debris when machinery on the fourth floor crashed through to the basement.
Firemen were praised for the effective job they did in rescuing scores of workers who were trapped in the building.