1927 - $75,000 BLAZE SWEEPS BAY STATE CHAIR SHOP
STERLING, Mass., June 2 - (By Associated Press) - Fire starting in the finishing room in the E R Buck Chair shop today caused damage estimated at about $75,000.
At noon the plant was destroyed and firemen from Sterling, Leominster, Lancaster Clinton and Princeton were making every effort to save the Sterling cider mill.
Joseph H. Miller, thirty-eight of 109 Eden Glen, Leominster attached to a fire company, was seriously injured when he fell from a fire truck while on the way to the fire.
The Bridgeport Telegram
June 3, 1927
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