Frederick Hodgkiss fire story

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Frederick Hodgkiss fire story - men. arriving Just then, assisted him to the...
men. arriving Just then, assisted him to the street. . . , .! After getting safely into the street with her parents Marie had run irom home of a neighbor back Into the Jumlng house to rescue the doll given: her on Christmas. Her father miesea, her and went after her, Both. bowi ever, were safely back In the nelgh-Another bos house again when the excited wife ...... r. . ..(..I ..... .Ka. . V. w Mr A A i n . TRAPPED IN BURNING HOUSE i I Bluecoat Has Narrow Escape Seeking Man and G'H There... ; Patrolman Anthony Meyers of the Brownsville Police station narrowly escaped being overcome I by smoke yester day while he was groping through the burning upper floor of the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick E. Hodgkiss. L.C6 Herkimer Street. East New York. He was seeking to rescue Mr. Hodgkips and his twelve-year-old .daughter. Marie, .who. he was told, were trapped in the blazing rooms.'- As, a matter of fact, they were safely; out of the building. ' i '-'!.'. A door closed behind the policeman as he made his way j through the tire and smoke, and the lock snapped, making him a prisoner. He was weak' frotn the Inhalation of smoke when he final- 'X managed to break te gtass panels of a pair of folding doors of the back room., rie araggea nimseir tnrmirn an opening. His hands and wrists . were! badly cut by the broken glass. Fire-i "" u "v ui . . : peril In the blaze. Meyers then dashed1 Into the house. After being treated by an ambulance surgeon he was taken to his home. lU'J Hale Avenue. - .

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 19 Jan 1914, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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