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 - SIX BARNS ON FIRE. , ' ' r John Allen, a...
SIX BARNS ON FIRE. , ' ' r John Allen, a Fireman. Badly Injured Park' Avenue Blaze.' , . ... . .. ' John Allen, a colored fireman of the No. ...... ... it: r rcM nmr& ft r mo m no n l im 1 1 ? t.Y nr raaiw ing crushed at a fire that destroyed a . T number of barns In the Tear of Park aye nue, between Fourteenth and Fiftetnth streets, about 7 o'clock last night. I He was caught under a" falling haymow amd was rescued after, five minutes of desperate desperate w ork .by the "firemen- "firemen- lie was crushed about the 'shoulders, breast; and back, and there is fear that he Is injured internally. He was taken' to his home at . Fifteenth and Yand-s Yand-s Yand-s streets In' .the City Hospital ambulance. ' " The fire started in th birn In the rear of State Factory Inspector D. II- II- Me-A Me-A Me-A bee's i home, at HOI Park avenue, and spread' to five other barns used by B F. Jackson. A Park avenue; George C. Cross, 18; John Cain. 1410; C. S. Roney, H02. and to the bam In the rear of W. C. VanArsdel's home, at 1406 Central avenue. T in, and a Two alarms Of 'fire were turned further spread; of the fiamea was prevented. The total loss la estimated estimated at about $1.S"0- $1.S"0- All the horses in the barns were rescued .! -. -. The Central Union Telephone Company had a number of poles thrown out of service. service. Garden hose, at several residences In the neighborhood was brought into play and prevented the fire from spreading to the roofs of houses. . Se-eral Se-eral Se-eral thousancM people were attracted by the bright-light. bright-light. bright-light. The fire, tt Is. thought was started by boys burning leaves. . While the firemen .were still at w-ork w-ork w-ork an alarm of fire waa turned in from 1012 Park avenue, where a barn in the rear of W. S. Putnam's dwelling: had been set on fire with coal oil. The members jof the family had It under control, however, when the firemen arrived! '"''. i j I

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  1. The Indianapolis News,
  2. 24 Oct 1901, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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