Preliminary Report of Committee on Edison Fire

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Title: Preliminary Report of Committee on Edison Fire

Author(s): ACI Committee on Edison Fire

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 11

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 79-81

Keywords: none

Date: 2/1/1915

Abstract:
On Wednesday, December 9, 1914, at about 5:25 P.M., a fire occurred in the film inspecting building of the factory of Thomas A. Edison, Inc., West Orange, N.J., and rapidly spead to adjacent buildings of the plant, destroying six (one-,two- and three-story) wood and brick buildings, and burned out the contents of seven structures constituting three groups of reinforced concrete buildings.