New York, NY Hill's Paper Warehouse Fire, Jan 1907


Burning Paper Warehouse Caves in Burying Unfortunate Men in Debris.

New York, Jan. 6.---Three firemen were killed during a fire that burned out the interior of Hill's paper warehouse on Roosevelt street tonight.

Just before the third floor of the five-story structure fell all the men were ordered out of the building. Firemen Campbell Siefert and Lennon who had been working within the walls, failed to respond and a subsequent round up of the fire fighters established that the three were beyond doubt buried in the ruins. Seven other firemen were injured, among them, Battalion Chief O'Conner was overcome by smoke and was rescued by firemen. Loss $15,000.

Albuquerque Morning Journal, Albuquerque, NM 7 Jan 1907

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