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Drumright, OK Fire, Nov 1916

Drumright Oklahoma Fire, November 16, 1916, photo from familyoldphotos.com

$100,000 FIRE AT DRUMRIGHT.

Two Blocks of Business Houses in Oil Town Destroyed

Drumright, Ok., Nov 16. -- Fire caused by the explosion of gas in a rooming house here late today destroyed two blocks of business buildings, causing a loss of $100,000. All the buildings were of frame construction. One fireman was slightly injured.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 17 Nov 1916



article | by Dr. Radut