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Firefighters battling blaze at the Orange Hotel in Daytona Beach, Florida.
N2009-4, Box 1
Fire prevention--Florida--Daytona Beach
Hotels--Florida--Daytona Beach--Fires and fire prevention
Motion picture theaters--Florida--Daytona Beach--Fires and fire prevention
The fire started about 11:30 p.m. in the Empire Theater and spread to the adjacent Orange Hotel. After a water main collapsed, firemen laid hose lines to the Halifax River about a block and a half away.
The Tallahassee Fire Department provides emergency services from fires and fire hazards, as well as first response to biological, chemical and radioactive hazards. Its mission is to prevent or minimize the loss of life and property, protect the environment, assist in cooperative emergency medical services, mitigate the consequences of natural and unforeseen disasters, and provide non-emergency support services, through professional and effective delivery, to all who live, visit, work or invest in the City of Tallahassee and Leon County.
Subject - Corporate
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Firefighters battling blaze at the Orange Hotel in Daytona Beach, Florida. 1956-04-02. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/54100>, accessed 19 August 2022.
Firefighters battling blaze at the Orange Hotel in Daytona Beach, Florida. 1956-04-02. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/54100>