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Allentown, PA School Fire, Mar 1909

Damage at School

ALLENTOWN SCHOOL DAMAGED BY FIRE.

Allentown, Pa., March 4. --The Tenth ward school house was damaged to the extent of $20,000 by a fire, starting probably from a defective or and overheated flue. The entire west wing was gutted.

Tyrone Daily Herald Pennsylvania 1909-03-04



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