Coal Trestle Fire – 11/5/1971

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This movie was filmed on Nov. 5, 1971 by Cora Houck


The movie was donated by her daughter, Mikey Mullins (DeVeris)


Filmed from Chets Donut Shop


Some of the Sodus Point firemen up on the trestle in the film are:
Fred Harrington, Donnie Riggs, Joe Bednar, Frank Woods, Bill Huff, Frank Wackerle


On the whaler (lower dock of the trestle) was Ralph Houck, George Baste and Red Mull. Ralph Houck was hit by a stream of water from a high pressure hose and fell into the water. He was not hurt.


On the Tug Boat Suzanne was Stu Sill


Before the fire was finally extinguished all Wayne County Fire Departments assisted