Warren Block fire, Westbrook, 1942

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Warren Block fire, Westbrook, 1942

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A fire burned through the Warren Block in Westbrook on Feb. 13, 1942. This photograph captures the drama of fighting a fire in winter, the fire hoses spray water on the flames, and the dripping water freezes along the power lines.

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  • Title: Warren Block fire, Westbrook, 1942
  • Creation Date: 1942-02-13
  • Subject Date: 1942-02-13
  • Town: Westbrook
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Coll. 4025
  • Collection: Ernest R. Rowe photograph collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
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