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Philadelphia, PA Fires, Dec 1900

Three Cold Weather Blazes.

Early yesterday morning fire caused damage amounting to $1000 at the building 221 Arch street, occupied by Fisher, Bruce & Co., crockery dealers. A machine shop connected with the James Reilly Repair and Supply Company, at Washington avenue wharf, Delaware River, was destroyed by fire early in the morning, the loss amounting to $3000. The residence of Ella Cavender, 612 North Eighth street, was damaged to the extent of $100.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 15 Dec 1900



article | by Dr. Radut