Chimney Falls on Members f the Department While at Work
The home of Mrs. L.E. Harvey, at Wheaton, Ill., caught on fire Jan. 5th from some unknown cause. A chimney fell on two members of the fire department, causing their death in a few minutes. They were:
Grant, A.S., carpenter, unmarried Vernon, Arthur, insurance agent in Chicago, married
Other members of the fire company were injured but will recover. Houses belonging to Judge E. H. Gary caught fire and were consumed. The loss of buildings is estimated at $5,000, partially covered by insurance.
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