Wash Post Fire at Cooper & Miller 12 4 1904

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Wash Post Fire at Cooper & Miller 12 4 1904 - FIRES IN BUSINESS SECTION. Two Threatening...
FIRES IN BUSINESS SECTION. Two Threatening Blazes Are Quickly Subdued by Department. Two fires occurred in the center of the city yesterday morning but each was smothered by the firemen before It could gain headway and do much damage. Charles Davis an employe at A. .1' Stabler's livery and storage establishment at 931 D street was first to discover smoke coming from the fifth floor windows and. from the elevator shaft of the building and he turned in an alarm Members of No. 6 Engine Company had a stream of water on the blaze In a few minutes extinguishing it in short order The damage was' estimated at $50. A few minutes after they returned to Quarters from the first blaze the firemen were again summoned to the same neigh- Borhood on account of a threatening fire in the building at the northeast corner 01 Kiflth and E streets. The flames were Dreading rapidly and dense smoke pour H Worn all the windows when the firemen JUVued on the first stream of water but They- succeeded in subduing the blaze without flooding the building. The loss -was small. Cooper Miller occupy the building- as a second-hand fufttlture store FIRS I BUSIESS To Teatenig Blaes Quky b' Deparment. T ciy yeterday WIS amotherdby fremen b torel can daUa e. Cres Stablers lver pstablsh- ment 93 frst CTr ffth foor window shf buld1ng tured ngne atre blze mnute/ extingishng I Te dmage esUmled at t r Quarters .frst blae fremen agan ne h. 1 fre n bUldng of Inth Th fames Iar adln rpldlt d n tom al wndows th tr men i 1e th frst Th 'In wi out fooding uld1ng. smal. M1er ocpy 'buldinp a secnd-hnd ity o dis- yr was O. ff m zned Theaucceeded second . . , . , . . ' ¬ , , ¬ . , . , ' $ . - . * , - " . - . & - - - ' ' ' : ! ' . } / . : ; . ! ! . . ' ' ' ! . . . ' - . - - . *

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  1. The Washington Post,
  2. 04 Dec 1904, Sun,
  3. Page 2

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