Kalamazoo, MI Spring & Axle Works Fire, Jun 1893

Kalamazoo, Mich., June 24. -- Fire started in the molding-room of the spring and axle works, of which Senator Stockbridge is the principal owner, just before noon Friday, and gutted the rear end of the building, causing a loss of $10,000, fully insured. The fire was so sudden that many of the workmen lost their tools and clothes.

Daily Citizen, Iowa City, Iowa, 24 June 1893