October Fires in Baltimore.
The report of Fire Inspector Holloway, of Baltimore, for the month of October, shows the number of alarms, causes, style of buildings, occupation. number of boxes struck out, amount of losses, number of coat oil explosions and deaths resulting therefrom, as follows:
Box alarms, 16; silent alarms, 14; total 30. Losses in the city limits, $3,305; losses outside civ limits, $8,~oo; total, $XI,805. There wcre 12 ex plosions of coal oil lamps; 8 persons burnt; ; deaths. Style of buildings-one-:..~ory frame, I: our-~t~ rv br:uk. 3; one-story brick, x ; three-story r~ck, zo. i lcw occupied-coff~e roaster, x dwellings, ; brewery, z; pork packing, I; pile lumber, z; iron foundry, z; grccery stores, 2 restaurant, x ; hotel, i ; coal oil works, x; stable, i; cooper shop, i ; hardware store, I; schooner, i. Causes-test alarm, x; unknown, x; over heated stove, z; over-heated stove-pipe, i ; care lessness, x ; rats vith matches, x ; defective fur nace, i; children playing with matches, 3; chim ney, i; defective construction of hearEh, x; sparks, children playing with fire, z; accident, i; de fective flue, ; false alarm, i.