Danbury, CT Fur Factory Fire, Jul 1874

LOSSES BY FIRE.

The fur factories of W. A. & A. M. White, at Danbury, Conn., consisting of three buildings, two of 100 feet, and one of 80 feet in length, and eight stories high, were destroyed by fire about 4 o'clock yesterday morning. A large portion of the stock was burned. Eighty persons are thrown out of employment. The fire is supposed to have been the work of an incendiary.

The New York Times, New York, NY 31 Jul 1874

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