Last Years Fires, June 18 Hemingray & Over Burn


Publication: The Muncie Daily Herald

Muncie, IN, United States


A complete List of Conflagrations Occuring [sic] Occurring During the Year 1892.

There were 77 Alarms and the Loss is Estimated at $413,645.

Through the courtesy of Fire Chief Shepp and his assistants, the HERALD is enabled to present to its readers the following list of fires occurring during the year 1892.



June 18, 9:15am, telephone message, Over & Hemingray’s glass works, $240,000



Chief Shepp and fireman Chat Taylor, Sam Russey, Geo C Maitlen, Wick Adams, Newt Russey, Jim Beckner, and Ted Whiteman have rendered excellent service and are to be complimented on their good work. Muncie has the best fire department in Indiana and excellent men in charge of it.


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Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Roger Lucas / Bob Stahr
Date completed:October 17, 2011 by: Deb Reed Fowler;