Four Killed in Fireworks Plant Fire

Four Killed in Fireworks Plant Fire

Four persons were killed and several other employees injured, in a series of blasts that destroyed the plant of the National Fireworks Company in Hanover, Mass. Five of the small, one-story buildings of which the plant consists, were wrecked. The plant employs 350 persons of which 112 are women. The damage to the plant was set at $5,000.

It is believed that the fire started in some unknown manner in a tray of dried powder on a rock in a mixing building. Employees who were trained for just such emergencies, quickly filed out to safer zones.

New Station Opened in Mishawaka, Ind.—A new fire station of the residential type has been opened in Mishawaka, Ind. It was built of brick along English style of architecture.

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