Brooklyn, NY Shadbolt Mfg Fire, Feb 1902
FOURTEEN PEOPLE INJURED
Fire in Brooklyn Causes a Property Loss of $300,000.
NEW YORK, Feb. 9.---An official estimate of the damage done by the fire which destroyed the plant of the Shadbolt Manufacturing Co. in Brooklyn early this morning fixes the loss at $300,000. Fourteen people who were injured by falling debris were taken to the hospitals and a number of others were attended by ambulance physicians on the spot.
The list of the more seriously injured follows:
Patrick Nevins, superintendent of the repair shop of the Brooklyn branch of the fire department.
George Conran, fireman of engine No. 110.
Captain Oswald, aid to Fire Chief Croker.
Roundsman Henry J. R. Taber.
Peter F. Martin.
The loss to the Shadbolt company is given at $250,000, fully covered, it is said, by insurance.
This loss includes the building and the stock of wagons and carriages manufactured by the company.
The total loss to several other buildings in the vicinity is placed at $50,000.
The Nebraska State Journal, Lincoln, NE 9 Feb 1902