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1900 - Firemen were busy

posted Mar 15, 2011, 2:11 PM by jen@comogreenvillage.info   [ updated Mar 15, 2011, 2:13 PM ]
Firemen were busy
Two serious fires were going at one time
Minneapolis Journal, June 29, 1900


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. . . For a time it looked as though the entire factory would go, but the heroic work of the fire department saved it.  The loss was estimated at $15,000 by C.M. Way, the owner, and is covered by insurance for the same amount.  The total value of the stock in the warehouse was $20,000. . . . 
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