Richards Manufacturing Company
Fourth & Cannon Ave.
January 23,1974 10:21 P.M.
|When the first engine arrived fire had rapidly spread through the building causing the second floor|
|and parts of the roof to collapse. The fire went to seven alarms in the first 15 minutes with over|
|200 fireman, who would remain on the scene throughout the night. Six volunteer fireman were|
injured. Damage was estimated to be $2 million plus.The cause of the fire was latter ruled