It Was Only a Two-Cent Fire!

It Was Only a Two-Cent Fire!

Two copper pennies tucked away where only a fire official could possibly find them, told an undisputed story of what caused the destruction of the Providence Street Junior High School in Worcester, R. I., with a loss of $400,000. The pennies were found by Chief McCarthy in a temporary fuse box connecting the wires running into the auditorium and a wire running outside the main entrance and hung on scaffolding in front of the building. Fire started in the outside scaffolding.

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