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Atlantic City, NJ Hotel Westmont Fire, Aug 1915

Fire Empties Hotel

Special to The Inquirer.

ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., Aug. 25.---Fire in the kitchen of the Hotel Westmont today emptied the hotel of several hundred guests. The fire department found the rear building a solid sheet of flames and in a few minutes had conquered the blaze. The fire was confined to the kitchen, which was wrecked. The loss will reach about $3000, covered by insurance.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 26 Aug 1915



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