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Franklin, PA Oil Refinery Fire, Oct 1911

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OIL REFINERY FIRE.

Franklin, Pa., Oct. 13. -- An oil fire at the Eclipse refinery, Franklin, information of which appeared in the Herald of yesterday, was reported last night to be still burning, but under control. The loss is estimated approximately at $100,000. A large force of Franklin men fought the first all day Thursday.

Titusville Herald Pennsylvania 1911-10-13



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