Fire Show to be Held in St. Louis
Under the direction of Chief Charles K. Henderson, of the St. Louis, Mo., Fire Department, a fire show is to be held at the Motordrome, Priester’s Park, St. Louis, during the week beginning September 18. The show is for the benefit of the Firemen’s Pension Fund, which is facing a deficit. Mayor Kiel and other municipal officials have given it their approval. Durng the course of the show, a small city which is being constructed under the direction of Chief Henderson, will be burned. The city will consist of three fourstory buildings and one five-story, several cafes, theatres, churches, a department store and two engine houses. About 100 men and women will be moving about on the two streets, each 80 feet wide, running for about two blocks. Suddenly a patrolman will turn in an alarm, seven engine companies will respond and fight the fire.