“Here’s the cause of fully 50% of the fires,” say the Fire Chiefs in this 1927 brochure.
What’s the cause? Rubbish, trash, paper, rags & etc. found around the home!
Lucky for us, the brochure goes on to extoll the virtues of the solution to this problem: Burn that trash inside your home!
Barney J. Houston, Fire Chief in Cincinatti returns this glowing endorsement of the Milwaukee Home Incinerator Company’s nifty device: