On March 21 at 12:45 pm the Echo Hose H & L Co. #1 and the Pine Rock Park Co. #4 responded to an automatic fire alarm sounding at #109 Howe Avenue. There was no fire. Steam from a shower activated a smoke detector. One engine and one ladder truck responded.
On March 24 at 2:26 pm the Echo Hose H & L Co. #1, White Hills Co. #5 and the Pine Rock Park Co. #4 responded to an automatic fire alarm sounding at #223 Canal Street. Upon arrival firefighters detected an odor of burning in the four story building. Further investigation found a fire had occurred in a clothes dryer in a basement occupancy. Damage was confined to the clothing. Two engines, one ladder truck and one tower truck responded.