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1663February 13, 1956: FIRE LOSS HIGH IN BALTIMORE (Frederick MD Post), 2/13/2014, 12:00 am

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    Feb 12 3:46 PM
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      Title: February 13, 1956: FIRE LOSS HIGH IN BALTIMORE (Frederick MD Post)
      Date: Thursday February 13, 2014
      Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time - Dublin / Edinburgh / Lisbon / London
      Location: Cheston L. Eshelman factory, 109 Light Street, Baltimore MD

      Downtown Manufacturing Building Wrecked Last Friday

      BALTIMORE WI  Damage in a blaze that destroyed part of a large
      downtown manufacturing building Friday may run as high as half
      a million dollars, insurance adjustors estimate.
      More than 200 firemen fought flames and thick, acrid smoke at
      109 Light St. near the waterfront. |
      But although they plunged into the smoke-filled structure and clambered upon its sixth-floor roof via ladders, only one man was hurt.
      Firefighter Norman Jennings, 28, was overcome by smoke as he
      manned a hose inside the building, but quickly recovered after treatment.
      The fire was confined to the upper floors of the building, occupied by tthe Cheston L. Eshelman Co.|
      The firm makes the kind of small cars clowns ride in the circus, lawn tractors and other items.
      Water damage was believed extensive in the lower floors.
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