Woods fire

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Woods fire - on I'orch, Is Awakened by House Flees to Safety...
on I'orch, Is Awakened by House Flees to Safety Jacobs ' at afternoon. breeze and felt Inns heat twist, porch his under the the en- en- h , go. found ablaze after to oth- oth- cloth- cloth- Mrs. the 2) avenue, 100-foot 100-foot the 15, the the Woods Burned At Clarksbunr (Staff Correspondent) CLARKSBURG A woods fire burned 1.000 acres yesterday damaging damaging one dwelling and threatening a poultry farm before it was brought under control. Firemen from this place. Freehold, Allentown and hnglishtown and state forest fire service crews from Cassvllle fought the blaze. The blaze had its start, according to Vernon Heed. Millstone township v,, committeeman, near gravel pits on Backbone hill, about a quarter of a mile east of this place, shortly after 1 p. m. Singlchanded, the Clarksburg fire company was battling the blaze when the fire leaned a 500-foot 500-foot 500-foot rlearing and set fire to the roof of the home of Mrs. Edwin McDanicl. Firemen immediately turned their attention to saving the dwelling, but while they were quenching the fire there, the woods blaze swept on out of control. Calls for outside aid were made at 3 p. m. but the fire had gained such a headway that it burned thruout the night. At 2:30 a. m., the flames were threatening the poultry farm of Alvin Alvin Winneck, Perrineville-Clarks-liurg Perrineville-Clarks-liurg Perrineville-Clarks-liurg Perrineville-Clarks-liurg Perrineville-Clarks-liurg road but firemen were able to check the course of the fire there as they pumped water from Per-rinville Per-rinville Per-rinville pond, Millstone brook and another small stream in Clarksburg. Aiding In direrting the fight against the fire were George Sloane, Cassville division fire warden; Gordon Gordon Tantum. Cassville section warden warden and B. W. Bartlett, Toms River division warden. Shortly after the Englishtown fire department had sent apparatus to the scene, the company had another another call for a woods fire on the Englishtown-Old Englishtown-Old Englishtown-Old Bridge road, in Madison township, Middlesex county. county. was two-story the in you his the election and to commissioners, a the on said of for Bradley his

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  1. Asbury Park Press,
  2. 08 May 1943, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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