Robert Nehls

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Robert Nehls - Bucket Brigade Saves Farm Barn A bucket brigade...
Bucket Brigade Saves Farm Barn A bucket brigade formed by six Rhinelander boys at the Roger Smith farm, in the town of Pelican, when a large hay stack located next to the barn caught fire yesterday afternoon, aided the Rhinelander fire department in putting out' the fire before the barn began to' burn. The boys in the brigade who carried water about 200 feet were Herman Reissmann, Robert Nehls, Bob Osterman, John Osterman! Richard Bonnie, and Richard Graef'. The water was carried from the well of a neighbor, Clyde Sharpe. Firemen said the assistance ol the boys made it possible to save the barn which was directly behind the hay stack. The firemen and volunteer firemen an hour to put The Smith farm is on old Highway 8, now County Trunk "C." worked for ovei out the blaze.

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  1. The Rhinelander Daily News,
  2. 13 Jul 1942, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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