A demonstration of the latest firefighting activities for the Citizens a Baltimore

The fire department, under the direction of Deputy Chief Trenner, intentionally set flame to a structure for public show.


This coordinated show the citizens of Baltimore the expertise of the Baltimore City Fire Department, this fire prevention week activity was a highlight for many.

Using excelsior carefully spread about the building, the fire was ignited so that the public could see the most modern firefighting methods of the brave men who stood before the public exposition.

The small row house dwelling chosen for the event was an abandoned house set for demolition. The area surrounding the dwelling was also set for demolition for the construction of a new housing project.

Local papers describe the neighborhood to be built as promising for the future of Baltimore.

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