Mechanicsburg, PA Printing House Fire, Jan 1903

Remains of Print Plant

PRINTING HOUSE BURNING.

GREAT FIRE REPORTED RAGING AT MECHANICSBURG, PA.

Harrisburg, Pa., Jan. 13 -- Word was received here at an early hour this morning from Mechanicsburg, Pa., that the entire building of the THOMAS printing house, consisting of printing rooms, post office, KAST'S classical school and WILLIAMS' barber shop, situated in the business section of that town, are burning fiercely. The fire is reported to be spreading rapidly and beyond the control of the local firemen. Requests have been received here for assistance. The cause of the fire, which started in THOMAS' printing plant, is unknown.

Titusville Herald Pennsylvania 1903-01-13

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