February 07 at 03:15 PM, Fire department quick action saves the Seeley Block


100 years ago #onthisdate in 1917  it was reported that  Schuylerville’s bravest saved a block of buildings on Broad Street from conflagration.

It was reported that “Victor Hamilton desires to thank the Schuylerville fire department for its prompt work Wednesday afternoon in extinguishing the conflagration in the rear of Dr. W. J. Taylor’s dental parlor, Broad Street.   Fire Chief T.E. Funston was early on the job and soon had a force of men at work saving other sections of the Seeley block,” according to the Saratogian on 9 Feb 1917


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