Held Liable for Fire Damages

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.

Falmouth, Mass., to Erect Fire Houses—Falmouth, Mass., will soon erect two fire stations.

Ft. Fairfield, Me., Orders Apparatus—Fort Fairfield. Me., has placed an order for 1,000-gallon pumper.

Menno, S. D. Farmers Buy Apparatus—Farmers of Menno, S. D., have purchased a truck fitted with two 40-gallon chemical tanks and an 80-gallon booster tank.

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