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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Preliminary Report of Committee on Edison Fire
Author(s): ACI Committee on Edison Fire
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 79-81
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.
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