The following list includes fires of $50,000 and over in the United States and Canada for the month of June.
Oakland—Grocery on East 14th Street damaged.
Richmond—Central Market damaged.
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.
Wilmington—Central Building of Prices Comer Drive-In Theatre damaged.
Eastman—Dodge County Office Building, housing many county agencies, destroyed.
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.
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.
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.
Fort Devens—Playhouse Theater No. 3 destroyed.
Gardner—Northern wing of L. & Z. Kamman Corp. damaged.
Maynard—Powder Mill Restaurant and Lounge damaged.
Fort Frances—J. A. Mathieu sawmill, 5 miles east on Rainy Lake destroyed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Greenport—Barn on Poplar Farms on Old Hudson Fairgrounds destroyed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Westerly—Westerly Furniture Co. destroyed.
Chattanooga— Chattanooga Lumber and Coal Corp. damaged.
Dalla—Eleven-story uncompleted structure for Dallas County Courthouse damaged.
Denton—Creator Denton Athletic Club destroyed.
Fairfield Center—Two barns on William Howrigan farm destroyed.
Dillwyn—Building and equipment of Buffalo Wood Products Co. destroyed.
Gibson Station—Loew’s Building Supply Co. damaged.
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.