Burning of the Washington and Alfred Street Tenement, Biddeford, 1973

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Burning of the Washington and Alfred Street Tenement, Biddeford, 1973

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This tenement building on the corner of Washington and Alfred Streets erupted into flames on November 23rd, 1973. The fire was reported to have started around 10:15 p.m. as a result of heating oil tanks that were exploding over time. Thanks to the assistance of one resident and 150 firemen, all 45 residents of the building were safely evacuated.

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  • Title: Burning of the Washington and Alfred Street Tenement, Biddeford, 1973
  • Creator: Anastasoff, George
  • Creation Date: 1973-11-23
  • Subject Date: 1973-11-23
  • Local Name: Washington and Alfred Streets
  • Town: Biddeford
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 13 cm x 18 cm
  • Local Code: 2519
  • Object Type: Image

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McArthur Public Library
PO Box 346, Biddeford, ME 04005
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