Paterson, NJ Hotel Manhattan Fire, May 1920

Hotel Manhattan in Patterson

HOTEL DESTROYED BY EARLY MORNING FIRE.

Paterson, N. J., May 24. -- Fire early today gutted the Manhattan Hotel, a four-story brick structure in the business district of this city. Lives of 50 guests on the upper floors were saved when they jumped into a life net spread by firemen and police. Three persons who jumped from the third story were slightly injured. Loss was estimated at $500,000.

Dunkirk Evening Observer New York 1920-05-24