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Huge Crowds Watch Market Street Fire Fight.

Saltwater pumped by a fire engine is used to try and stop the fire behind the Lincoln Grammar School at 5th and Market, now the site of Nordstrom Department Store. To the right, another engine attempts to find water in a hydrant. To the left, in the distance, is the fire burning through the Call Building at Third and Market. The curved building to the left is the James Flood Building at Market and Powell. Directly across the street is the Emporium building.

Mounted Army cavalry are lined up along Market Street to keep the crowds back.

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