Annapolis, MD Fire, Feb 1917


Dangerous Blaze at Annapolis Prevented by Them from Spreading.

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 27.---A battalion of midshipmen from the Naval Academy tonight fought a fire which started in the business section of this city. When the fire got beyond control of citizens, the cadets were dispatched by Superintendent Edward W. Eberle with bluejackets and two fireboats, and kept the fire from spreading.

Captains Eberle and Louis M. Nulton directed the work of the middies.

The New York Times, New York, NY 28 Feb 1917