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Edgewood, IA Fire, Oct 1908

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Fire supposed to be of incendiary origin destroyed seventeen buildings in the business center of Edgewood. Property loss approximates $50.000.

The Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, 15 Oct 1908

[Unable to locate any other information on this fire.]



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