Fires in the Neighborhood

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1860: site of Dalian
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1884: fatal injuries to fireman James Clayton of our Spring Garden Engine #18
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1895: death of fireman John F. Ryder of our Spring Garden #18
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1862: fire at Lips' Brewery at 17th and Buttonwood Streets
From 2/7/1862 Inquirer
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1864: 23rd and Hamilton Streets
From the 4/24/1864 Inquirer
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1884: fire at BLW
From the 8/5/1884 Philadelphia Times
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1907: fire at BLW
From the Indiana Reporter-Times
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1909: fireman Joseph Toner of our Spring Garden #18 killed in fire at 1516-22 Callowhill Street
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21st and Pennsylvania Avenue October 18, 1870
From the Inquirer
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22nd and Wood Street, August 8, 1870
From the Philadelphia Evening Telegraph
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1924: Granary burns to ground
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1986: fire at the Highway Tabernacle Assembly at 18th and Spring Garden Streets, northwest corner
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Gruesome fatality at Norris Locomotive Works due to a boiler explosion on March 16, 1863; from the Philadelphia Inquirer on March 18, 1863.