Box No. 21 sounded at 12:04 a.m. The Joseph Regester & Sons Foundry was afire. Units arrived to find heavy fire on the 3rd floor of the 6 story brick building located at Holliday and Saratoga Streets that would quickly go multiple alarms. At approximately 12:17 a.m., suddenly & without warning, the Foundry's Saratoga Street wall fell , burying some 25 firemen under tons of brick, and smashing the No. 1 Hayes Ariel ladder to pieces. Three firemen were killed and twenty two firemen were injured. Lieutenant Frederick W. Harman (E-3) was 43 years old and had served 15 years and 5 months. . Hostler Charles Freiman (E-3) was 32 years old and had served 1 year and 10 months . Pipeman William B. Pugh (E-33) was 26 years old and had served 5 3/4 months. Baltimore City Mayor Mahool, who personally assisted in fighting the fire, issued the following statement: " Like all Baltimoreans, I deeply regret the death of the firemen and the injury of the others, and my sincere sympathy goes out to the bereaved families"