From the Richmond Dispatch, 11/10/1862, p. 1, c. 5

Conflagration Prevented. – The alarm of fire about 12 o'clock Friday night was caused by the foundry of Mr. Joseph R. Anderson, on 7th street, corner of canal, catching fire from the engine. A lot of shingles ignited by the heat of the engine, and the flames communicating to a dry plank leading to the ceiling, the building was in a fair way of being burnt when discovered by Messrs. Burke and Stewart, who, after considerable exertion, put out the flames with buckets of water.

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