- Item 99401 - Burning of the Washington and Alfred Street Tenement, Biddeford, 1973
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- Item 99401
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This tenement building on the corner of Washington and Alfred Streets erupted into flames on November 23rd, 1973. The fire was reported to have started around 10:15 p.m. as a result of heating oil tanks that were exploding over time. Thanks to the assistance of one resident and 150 firemen, all 45 residents of the building were safely evacuated.Show Details