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Citizen-Times (Newspaper) - May 28, 1964, Cedar Rapids, IowaMy 10" we to from die of citizen times in number Xix published weekly at Cedar rapids. Iowa 819 3ld Avenue s. W. 366-2455 May 28, 1964 Gallons used men and machines pass major test four million Gallons and that had the de of water cascaded on apartment not had Len the leaping Orange Fla to of Hose to stretch Mes and the Black Bil to other areas putt lowing mushroom that ing out the Blaze could dominated Cedar a have caused serious kids Skyline last week problems. At the Hei before the raging in get of the Blaze Hoges Ferno that completely were stretched All the destroyed a Way to sixth Street warehouse Complex along ninth tenth and was brought to Heel eleventh streets and by Cedar rapids fire along fourteenth and men fifteenth avenues. 124 fire fighters out was a god thing of a total compliment we had plenty of of 139, and 14 pieces the chief said water of highly specialized could have been Aser fire fighting a Para ious problem if we Tus were brought into had the fray by the Cedar the chief said that rapids fire depart Only injuries Jess Hun Cedar rapids firemen and fee fighting equipment got More than a workout last week during the spectacular Blaze that gutted the american Transfer and storage company warehouse pictured above is the new snorkel Aerial pumper and a part of the hundreds of feet of Hose that were stretched along nearby avenues to bring water to quench the fire. Services saturday at Linwood Graham Goren and other new features for citizen relist that answers Vand spreading nearby fire chief Ter said. We could t have saved the building with half of the fire equip ment in new York i other for smoke burned eyes and heat exhaustion. It was mainly a pro Blem of smoke and heat and Hunter said. Hunter said that the spectacular Blaze to. It spread that Quick brought one Point and was that Home to the de the chief added. Hunter had members of the american legion Junior auxiliary will take part in services honouring America s War dead at Linwood cemetery on saturday. Five new features have been added to the growing citizen times for the pleas ure and information of our readers. The High questions posed by readers. Another in j6 fire fighters under Teresing feature to has be added is a column the offering advice to Dollar Blaze. I gave Bridge players and hem authored by Bridge Toueh orders Duruibe experts says that a Champion Charles that fire and everyone company should Goren. Goren s col them were Carrjr out. If you saw the know that apartment the need for additional personnel. We re operating most companies with a strength of three men at the present Hunter said general agreement among fire urn will begin run Ning next week. A fire you mind teasing word game a the chef also had pears in this editon the some glowing words Goth soon. Have four Hun Ter added that new appointments to the fire department should bring it up to Stren All a ii a f Wii it news and editor and will appear each for the snor school s letting out this week for youngsters and Young Claudette Rogers 332 Owen Street n. W. Showed our photographer How she Felt about the Happy summer ahead. Ial department announced this wee that it has purchased publication rights to the new features from the Chicago Tribune new York news Syndicate inc. And that they will begin appearing on the pages of the citizen times this week and next and will continue As a weekly feature of the newspaper. In the package Are an inspirational column by Billy Graham world famous Evan week. Rounding out the roster of new features Are a med ical advice column authored by or. Theodore r. Dellen and a sport cartoon series All in that will be offered weekly to citizen times readers. This week. Billy Graham my answers in the citizen times Kel one a recently acquired Aerial Pum per that got its real baptism of fire at the weekend inferno. I v wish we had a couple Van More just like the chief said. Commenting on men equipment and facilities Hunter said that All had stood the test admirably but that some problems did a Rise in keeping up a constant flow of water on the burning build ing. Hunter said that the area is served by a Small main equipment posed no. Special problems according to chief Hun Ter. We had Only one minor break Down and that was the fan Belt on a pumper giving he added that the fire depart ment s Capitol improvement program has been adding a new pumper to the Force every two years and additional Aerial equipment As the need arises. No truck in front line service is More than fifteen years old he said

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