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 - THREE FIREMEN WERE HURT fighting a stubborn...
THREE FIREMEN WERE HURT fighting a stubborn blaze that broke out at 7:24 p.m. Friday in the rear of a coal bin and storage shed, owned by the Sam Walker Hardware Co. on Bellefonte Ave. near First St. All city fire companies responded and were in service for over two hours before the fire was contained. The intense heat made it im- possible to save a truck burning in the foreground and a payloader to the left of (he burning building. (Express Photo) EXPLODING PRESSURIZED a safe distance before the fire in Hopkins warehouse on Second St. control Friday evening. City firemen holes in the sides of the building Fire (Continued from Page 1) L. Keller. It was reported that several children had been seen playing near the scene of the fire before the fire was discovered. Thick, black billowing clouds of smoke and exploding cans of ether in the doomed building attracted thousands of curious who clogged Bellefonfc Avc. and the railroad crossing making it difficult for firemen to of lav their hose to combat the j CITY FIREMEN IN ACTION - All available city firemen responded to the 7:24 p.m. Friday fire that destroyed two storage sheds and damaged two homes on Second St. The fire was believed to have started in the rear of a shed owned by the Sam Walker Hardware Co. and leased to the Wentz Farm and Home Supply Co. and spread to an old warehouse leased by the Economy Tire and Auto Parts Co., and filled with antifreeze, motor ether and auto parts. Firemen are wetting down the Pisano home, at right of picture, to save it from the intense heat. Firemen fought the stubborn blaze for more than two hours before bringing it under control. (Express Photo) City police, using their loud speakers, warned people to stay away from the fire and off the railroad tracks, fearing that the exploding cans would injure those who were too close to the fire. Bellefonte Ave. traffic was rerouted onto Commerce St. to keep the Bellefonte Ave. and First St. intersection clear for the firemen. Completely destroyed was a storage shed, owned by the Sam Walker Hardware Co. and leased to the Wentz Farm and by Home Supply Co. It contained 1 . coal and tools. Also destroyed! Bowling The Jokers rolled a single game total of 823 at Clinton Lanes in the Sunday Nite Mixed Minor League Scores Pacific Coast League San Diego 7, Indianapolis 6 Portland 8, Tulsa 3 Clinton Tax Millages Hit Average of 62.6 for 1967 were a payloader, used to load ; coal into trucks, and a van. The I intense heat made it impossible ; for anyone to save the equip- I ment. A warehouse, owned by James DiGeso, and leased to the Economy Tire and Auto Parts Co. and all the contents were also destroyed.. A home on Second St. also

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  1. The Express,
  2. 24 Jun 1967, Sat,
  3. Page 11

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