Lieut. Thomas F. Magner Badly Burned
Lieut. Thomas F. Magner. of the Bridgeport, Conn., Fire Department, narrowly escaped serious injury on Christmas morning when he and other members of the Headquarters Company were caught in a backdraft while fighting a fire of incendiary origin. He was burned about the face and ears and suffered injuries to the right shoulder. Firemen found turpentine-soaked rags and paper in various parts of the upper floor of the two-story frame building.