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Major Fires and Incidents

1925 - Brunswig Drug Company Fire

The fire in the Brunswig Drug Company at 5th & J Streets was believed to have started in the alcohol storage area in the basement. Five firefighters were injured and several suffered severe lung irritation battling the fire. The third-alarm fire took three hours to contain and losses were estimated at $100,000.