WHATS BURNING?

WHATS BURNING?

DEPARTMENTS

The following list includes fires of $50,000 and over in the United States and Canada for the month of June.

CALIFORNIA

Oakland—Grocery on East 14th Street damaged.

Richmond—Central Market damaged.

CONNECTICUT

Berlin—Jolly Fisherman Restaurant,Reute 5, damaged.

Kent—Engelhard & Koenig, Inc., furniture factory’, destroyed.

Montville—Four buildings on Alkdale Farms. Routo 173. damaged.

Naugatuck—Naugatuck Lumber Co. damaged.

Old Saybrook—Seth Persson boatyard and adjoining yacht basin destroyed.

DELAWARE

Wilmington—Central Building of Prices Comer Drive-In Theatre damaged.

GEORGIA

Eastman—Dodge County Office Building, housing many county agencies, destroyed.

ILLINOIS

Aurora—Holiday Food Mart destroyed.

Bartonville—Building at the Peoria State Hospital destroyed.

Chicago—Faith Presbyterian Church destroyed.

Chicago—Gugheim Brothers Paint Co. damaged.

East St. Louis—Buildings of the State Street Lumber Co. and the Building Components Manufacturing Co. damaged.

Greenville—Greenville Manufacturing Company damaged.

Mundelein—Indian Valley Country Club, Illinois 83 near U. S. 45 damaged.

Roanoke—Roanoke Apostolic Church destroyed.

Salem—Musgrove’s Shoe Store, Jack 6c Jill children’s clothing shop damaged.

Hammond—First Baptist Church damaged.

LaPorte—Barn on Arthur Rameier farm damaged. Spontaneous ignition in green hay.

Cedar Rapids—Cedar Rapids Lumber Co. destroyed.

Orange City—Vogel Paint and Wax Co. mixing plant destroyed.

KENTUCKY

Bowling Green—Tobacco warehouse owned by Claude D. Pottinger destroyed.

Burgin—Coleman’s Lumber Yard damaged.

Covington—Hugh F. Davis Co. damaged.

Louisville—Cherokee Book and Card Shop destroyed.

MARYLAND

Easton—Dwelling “Possum Point” of Defriez Lamer, Kirkham section of Talbot County, 5 miles west, destroyed.

Zion—Dairy barn on Joseph B. Osborne farm destroyed.

MASSACHUSETTS

Fort Devens—Playhouse Theater No. 3 destroyed.

Gardner—Northern wing of L. & Z. Kamman Corp. damaged.

Maynard—Powder Mill Restaurant and Lounge damaged.

MINNESOTA

Fort Frances—J. A. Mathieu sawmill, 5 miles east on Rainy Lake destroyed.

MISSOURI

Rolla—Fraternity house at University of Missmiri School of Mines & Metallurgy damaged.

St. LocusWarehouse of St. Louis Ordnance Plant damaged.

St. Louis—Melbourne Products-St. Louis, Inc., furniture factory destroyed; Val-Pak Manufactoring Corp., Masco Industries, Inc., damaged.

NEBRASKA

Kearney—Building housing showrooms, repair shops and a body shop for the B and D Motors Company on Highway 30, destroyed

Tecumseh—Building housing the Critchfield . Chevrolet Co. destroyed.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Lebanon—Half of business district and a number of homes destroyed, including department store, service station, shoe store, two men’s clothing stores, an auto supply store, poolroom, laundromat, barber shop, newsstand, hardware store, two restaurants, paint store, bicycle shop and drug store.

NEW JERSEY

East Paterson—Biocraft Laboratories, Inc., manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, damaged.

Fair Lawn—Building “H” of Abbott Court Apartments destroyed. Workman’s blowtorch,

Monroe Township—Capella Wood Enterprises destroyed.

Paterson—Dwellings at 53, 57 and 59 Holsman Street damaged.

Trenton—Tammaro Brothers banana warehouse on Route 33 destroyed.

Watehung—Estate of Marshall Sachs destroyed,

Wayne—William E. Thomas Corp. plastics plant, Route 23, damaged.

Wildwood—Lillyman’s Plumbing and Hardware Store and Aron’s 5 & 10 Cent Store destroyed.

NEW YORK

Greenport—Barn on Poplar Farms on Old Hudson Fairgrounds destroyed.

NORTH CAROLINA

Asheboro—L-Ranch Shop, Inc., destroyed.

Goldsboro—Southern Wholesale Corp., storage plant, U. S. 13, destroyed.

Hudson—Daco Furniture Products destroyed.

Lenoir—Keller’s Variety Store destroyed.

Lincolnton—Carolina Motel heavily damaged.

Monroe—Monroe Lumber Company destroyed.

Salemburg—Dormitory wing at Edward Military Institute destroyed.

Winston-Salem—Top Clothing Co. heavily damaged; adjacent stores damaged.

OHIO

Canton—-Three apartment buildings damaged.

Cleveland—Dobeckmum Division of Dow Chemical Co. damaged. Explosion.

Eaton—Building owned by William Lehrer destroyed.

Richwood— Vernon M. Thomas Chevrolet Agency destroyed.

Toledo—Ensign Foundry Co. and former D. H. Overmyer Warehouse Co. damaged.

OREGON

Eugene—Eugene Planing Mill destroyed.

Grants Pass—McCullum Lumber Co. damaged.

Oakridge—Oakridge Hotel destroyed.

Portland—Ship “Hawaiian Planter” damaged.

Portland—Northwest Packing Company damaged.

Portland—St. Adiens Episcopal Church School damaged.

Portland—Overhead Door Co. destroyed. Believed incendiary.

Willimina—Willimina Lumber Co.’s plant machinery and stock of lumber destroyed.

PENNSYLVANIA

Annville—Bam of Albert Hostetter destroyed. Defective wiring.

Malvern—Plastimatics Co. warehouse destroyed.

Marshall’s Creek—Reptile farm destroyed and Regina Hotel, an elementary school and nearby buildings damaged, Route 209. Truck trailer loaded with nitrocarbonitrate and dynamite exploded.

Philadelphia—Service garage and 10 new cars of agency owned by John B. White damaged.

RHODE ISLAND

Westerly—Westerly Furniture Co. destroyed.

TENNESSEE

Chattanooga— Chattanooga Lumber and Coal Corp. damaged.

TEXAS

Dalla—Eleven-story uncompleted structure for Dallas County Courthouse damaged.

Denton—Creator Denton Athletic Club destroyed.

VERMONT

Fairfield Center—Two barns on William Howrigan farm destroyed.

VIRGINIA

Dillwyn—Building and equipment of Buffalo Wood Products Co. destroyed.

Gibson Station—Loew’s Building Supply Co. damaged.

WASHINGTON

Mineral—Mineral Grocery, tavern, apartments and two adjoining dwellings damaged.

Seattle—Clearbrook Riding Academy feed destroyed.

Seattle—Junction Market destroyed. WISCONSIN

Milwaukee—Robert Rom Co., wholesale plumbing firm completely gutted. Believed arson.

Seymour—Three business buildings destroyed or damaged.

Waukesha—Maine warehouse destroyed and offices damaged of F. P. Jay Chemical Co., Inc.

West De Pere—Jacob’s supermarket destroyed. CANADA

Fort William, Ont.—S. S. Kresge variety store and five offices above destroyed.

Lambton Mills, Ont.—Lambton Mills Magistrate’s Court destroyed and adjoining office building damaged.

Paspebiac, Que.—Building housing restaurant, bowling alley, movie theater and lingerie shop destroyed.

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THE FOLLOWING LIST includes fires of $10,000 or over in the United States for the month of November.

ARKANSAS

Gould.—Gould Elementary School building damaged.

Marshall.—Four mercantile buildings, Mays Feed Mill, Treece Theater, E. Daniel Hardware and Feed Store and Baker Drug Store damaged.

Waldron.—Har-Wood Lumber Products Co. damaged.

CALIFORNIA

Marysville.—Beale Force gymnasium destroyed.

Modesto.—Cosmopolitan Foods, Inc. damaged.

Mountain View.— Trinity Methodist Church damaged.

Paso Robles.—Hot Springs Hotel, garage, theater and shops, damaged.

Sacramento.—Town & Country Village Shopping Center damaged.

San Francisco.—Seal Rocks Pavilion, Music Fair and Seal Rocks Gift Shop damaged.

CONNECTICUT

Fairfield.—Fairfield Press damaged.

Hartford.—Imported Car Parts Co. damaged.

Naugatuck.—Falcon Hall destroyed.

North Branford.—Central Building Supply Co., lumber shed, damaged.

Redding.—Harvest Furniture Co. store destroyed.

Weston.—Building of Horace C. Hurlbutt, Jr., elementary school damaged.

Weston.—Compo Acres Shopping Center dam-

DELAWARE

Wilmington.—Dwelling under construction for James G. Carr destroyed.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Washington.—Westminster Hotel damaged.

Washington.—Japanese Embassy damaged.

Washington—Washington Roofing Products Co. damaged. Suspected arson.

Washington.—Gayety Buffet and Star Rapid Valet, damaged.

GEORGIA

Atlanta.—Robin Hood Motel damaged.

St. Simons Island—Arthur True hardware store destroyed.

IDAHO

Pocatello.—Young Men’s Christian Association’s new building destroyed.

ILLINOIS

Carpentersville.—Meadowdale Shopping Center, 25 stores, damaged.

Chicago.—Basement of Mr. Adams Restaurant and adjoining candy shop, damaged.

Chicago Heights.—Topps Discount Department Store damaged.

Lincoln.—Main elevator of West Lincoln Farmers Grain and Coal Co. damaged.

Maywood.—Homestead Restaurant damaged.

INDIANA

Indianapolis.—Lake Central Airlines hangar damaged.

IOWA

Guthrie Center.—Guthrie County Courthouse destroyed.

MAINE

Bangor.—Former Olympia Theater used as discount sales store by an appliance firm, destroyed.

Gorham.—Barn on Stanley H. Eames farm including eight race horses and farm machinery, destroyed.

Lisboa Falls—Home of Arael Kisonak damaged.

Mars Hill.—Large potato storage bouse and 18,000 barrels of potatoes destroyed.

Portland.—Building occupied by E. G. Foden Co., tobacco and candy products wholesalers; Marks Printing House; Inlet Manufacturing Co., men’s trousers manufacturer; Long, Libby & Hanson Co., dry goods wholesalers; and Portland Sportswear Co., manufacturers of jackets and trousers.

Yarmouth.—Hen house and 12,000 chicks on farm of Leverett D. Walsh, destroyed.

MARYLAND

Baltimore.—St. Jerome’s Parochial School heavily damaged.

MASSACHUSETTS

Chelsea.—Zimble Co. building damaged.

Gardner.—Otter River Hotel destroyed.

Hopkinton.—-Walnut Grove Club restaurant damaged.

Lowell.—Building of Old Colony Distributing Co., Arsenal Welding Co., Cutter Fire Brick Co., New England Shredded Paper Co. damaged.

Millbury.—Storage building, 95 West Main Street, damaged.

MISSOURI

Jefferson City.—Jefferson Building damaged.

St. Johns.—St. Johns Community Bank damaged.

NEW JERSEY

Atlantic City.—Surfside Hotel, Leonard Hotel, Stratmore Hotel, Imperial Hotel and Hollywood Hotel destroyed.

North Arlington.—Arlington Lanes Bar and Grill destroyed.

Northfield.—Mr. Big Discount Store damaged.

NEW YORK

Colonie.—Barn on Old South Shaker Farms destroyed.

NORTH CAROLINA

Battleboro.—M. C. Braswell Company destroyed.

Raleigh—Camp Prison Farm, warehouse and mattress-making plant destroyed.

OHIO

Columbus.—Apartment building of 42 units under construction at Lincoln Village South, damaged.

Norwalk.—Golden Age Nursing Home destroyed.

Sidney.—Airstream Trailer Corp. plant damaged.

Wakeman.—Farm buildings of Dale Thomas damaged.

Windham.—Village water works plant destroyed.

OREGON

Corvallis.—Lipman Wolfa Department Store damaged.

Mt. Hood.—Village store, garage, and cottages destroyed.

Oswego.—Nelsson’s Service Center destroyed.

Portland.—Jones Lumber Company damaged. Explosion.

PENNSYLVANIA

Elizabethtown.—Barn and adjoining buildings of Ezra Hitz farm damaged.

RHODE ISLAND

Taunton.—Taunton Oxygen Co. damaged.

Warwick—Clubhouse of Potowomut Golf Club destroyed.

TEXAS

Texarkana.—Divco-Wayne Mobile Home Co., trailer assembly plant, damaged.

VERMONT

Burlington.—Bara on Howard Chittcndon farm destroyed.

WASHINGTON

Lake City.—Louis Zetlin’s Economy Sales Center destroyed.

Spokane.—Bennett’s wrecking yard building, troyed.

Tekoa.—Gordon Shaio’s grain elevator machinery damaged.

Wenatchee.—J. M. Wade apple warehouse damaged.

WISCONSIN

Delafield.—Sanitary Disposal Co. damaged.

Milwaukee.—Milwaukee Spring Co. damaged.