Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on January 6, 1949 · Page 24
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TWENTY-FOUR EVENING TIMES, .CUMBERLAND, MD., THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 1949 Phone 4600 For a WANT AD Taker City Firemen Answer 413 Calls During 1948;NoFatalFires ... •Local fire calls answered during 1948'. totaled 413, a decrease of 113 from'the 526 turned in the previous year, ','it, was announced today .by Fire-' Chief John E. Brennan, who reported there were.'no loss of lives or serious injuries resulting from conflagrations. v '.'^During 1947, four persons were burned W death in Cumberland.; ;Palse alarms also decreased -dur- - lag 'the year, • Chief Brennan said, adding that the 79 false" calls reported 'Jn n947 dropped to 40 last year. An -average of eight calls a week were ."answered Jast year as compared-to the weekly, average of 10 caHslin 1947. -Firemen said they attributed the decrease in flre calls here to a growing consciousness on the part of..the'.public to the danger of .fires and-paid tribute to flre prevention publliclty by civic groups, schools and the press. In many of the calls, damage was heavier than necessary duetto the delay of notifying,''firemen,' Chief Brennan said.,However,-'he -termed 1848 a "good''year"; from the fire fighting standpoint. • Major Fires Listed Major, flres of the year Included a three-alarm fire -which caused extensive damage'' to , machinery • and merchandise': at the Cumberland Undergarment Company'on February 25. Sparks from an acetylene torch were blamed for the blaze. Damage estimated at $50',000 was caused at the Independent .Motor Fuel Supply Company and the .De- pendol -General Treading Works building In the'Narrows March 14. Sparks .from a match were listed.as the cause. . • - • • The third blaze, -at. the Union Street County Building April 21 caused damage originally estimated at close : to' $100,000. The cause of the blaze- was not determined,, Dwelling fires, 'with 155 reported, led the • list during the' year, Witt 51 automobile flres coming second in number. Other leading -calls came from the 40 false.-aJarms,"26 brush and grass flfes.-.and-.19 blazes .in •apartment '"houses:- -'Sixteen.. " calls each-.were reported in stores, and garages. •'.•'. ,--.>:. , Six- calls .were made to/.quench fires in taverns arid .sheds;''eight •in .restaurants, five 'each ,in. :hotcls and ^service stations and seven to put out rubbish .fires'.-;. r • .From one 1 ., to three'calls. were-'for blazes In- bowling: .'alleys; -'churches, chicken coops, 'factories, luneral homes,, hospitals, junk yards,'lumber companies, -office buildings, oiling streets,, pool rooms, railroad bridges, box cars, warehouses and 'wholesale grocery firms. " Monthly Calls Given ; Fire calls, listed by months;.are: January, 42 calls; with 26.dwell- ing, fires,'four blazes in restaurants and five false, alarms• leading' the list. • • ' . February, .52, including- 30 .dwell- ing fires, four .cars and'five false alarms. March, 55, including 14 dwellings, three. apartments, two' gas stations and 16 grass flres. •April, 29, including three dwellings, one hotel, five grass fires and five false alarms. May 34, including six dwellings; one hotel blaze, three apartment fires,- three grass and four ^false alarms. June, 25, Including.seven dwellings, one church, three stores, six cars and six false alarms. Jiilv 26. with 13 dwellings,, five cars, one. garage-and two sheds. August, 11, including two dwellings, three stores- and four false alarms. September, 26, Including 10 dwellings, one hospital; four trucks and a tavern. . October, 39, with 14 dwellings, five stores, three garages and two taverns. November,. 26, including eight dwellings, a hotel' and bowling alley, apartment, tavern and several vehicles. December, 48, with 23 dwellings, 'four -apartments, a hotel, tavern and store- 'and three warehouse blazes, Baltimore Tavernkeeper Charged On Tax Evasion BALTIMORE — (JP) — Frank L. Walter, Baltimore tavernkeeper, today faced, four charges of evading federal incomes taxes totalling $27,540. A federal grand jury indictment was returned against him yesterday, charging he reported only $27,288 of the $88,713. he netted over the four-year period beginning 1S42. to two "nieces- and 15. per cent to charities which - include the Buck--" ingham School in Frederick, county. Bulk Of $550,000 Estate Goes to Banker's Wife TOWSON—C/PJ—A will, filed i Orphans'- Court yesterday showsj^gedL William G. Baker, Jr., left an estate •worth more than $550,000 when he,pj cllire p re tty died. December 27. The sum does not include life insurance. 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