Eatontown, NJ Tenement House Fires, Sept 1875

At 3 o'clock of Friday morning fire was discovered issuing from a large tenement-house in Eatontown, Monmouth County, N. J. The neighbors turned out and endeavored to extinguish the flames, but without avail. The building was entirely consumed, entailing a loss of $20,000. The property was that of Martin Bros., who recently started a large hat factory in Eatontown and selected the burned building, with others for the accommodation of their hands. The insurance is $15,000.

The New York Times, New York, NY 27 Sept 1875

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The tenement-house of the Maxwell Hat Company at Eatontown, N. J., was destroyed by fire on Friday night. Loss $25,000; partially insured.

The New York Times, New York, NY 27 Sept 1875