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Bucklin, KS Fire, Nov 1911

Bucklin Hotel on Fire, photo from familyoldphotos.com Bucklin, KS street scene, photo from familyoldphotos.com

Central Warned of a Bucklin, Kas., Fire

BUCKLIN, KAS., Nov. 17. -- Fire early this morning burned the 2-story Bucklin Hotel, J. W. Weaver's real estate office and two 1-story buildings. The loss is about $40,000. The fire was discovered by Mrs. Pearl Crockett, a telephone operator. She rang all the telephones in town to call out the citizens to help fight the fire. Most of buildings will be rebuilt, this time with brick.

The Kansas City Times, Kansas City, MO 18 Nov 1911



article | by Dr. Radut