Held Liable for Fire Damages
A jury in Lonoke county circuit court returned a judgement of $6,399.99 against Williams Bros., Inc., of Tulsa, Okla. for the loss of five business houses in a fire at Carlisle, Okla.
The plaintiffs contended that carelessness of Dave West, employee of the Williams organization caused the fire. West was in a building used by the company during the construction of a pipe line from Nonroe, La., to St. Louis, Mo., and was filling the tank of his auto with gasoline while a welder employed by the company was working on some pipe. The welding machine set fire to the gasoline and caused four frame building and some personal property to be destroyed.
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