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East Hartford, CT Fire, May 1922

East Hartford Has $50,000 Fire.

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 28.---Fire early today badly damaged the Garvan block here, with a loss estimated at $50,000. The building is owned by Crescent and Rebecca Lodges, I. O. O. F. The fire started in the rear of a grocery store. The Hartford Fire Department assisted in fighting the flames. Frank Driscoll, a volunteer fireman, was painfully injured.

The New York Times, New York, NY 29 May 1922



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